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Section

The distinct and numbered subdivisions in legal codes, statutes, and textbooks. In the law of real property, a parcel of land equal in area to one square mile, or 640 acres.

section

(Division), noun category, class, component, department, detachment, fraction, group, grouping, part, segment, separate part, subdivision, subgroup

section

(Vicinity), noun area, block, clime, demesne, environs, field, locale, locality, location, locus, milieu, neighborhood, parcel of land, part, plot, plot of ground, plot of land, province, purlieus, regio, region, territory, tract, vicinage, vicinitas
Associated concepts: block, plot, and section
See also: article, aspect, chamber, chapter, circuit, clause, component, constituent, cross, decentralization, denomination, department, detail, dichotomize, disjoint, district, divide, division, element, heading, ingredient, installment, interest, locality, location, member, moiety, organ, parcel, part, partition, phase, pigeonhole, place, portion, province, region, segment, separate, share, split, subdivision, subheading, territory, title
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31) However, thresholds for stable immunoreactivity of paraffin sections vary widely among published reports, even for a common antigenevaluated in a particular tissue.
One of the major purposes of paraffin section IHC panels is to serve as an aid in making a series of diagnostic decisions when lymph node biopsies or hematopoietic/ lymphoid infiltrates at extranodal sites are evaluated.
Ten cases were positive for thyroid transcription factor 1, which was confirmed on subsequent paraffin sections.
Immunohistochemical demonstration of oestrogen and progesterone receptors in paraffin sections of breast carcinoma.
Immunoperoxidase stain performed on paraffin sections of SPHTN (cases 1 and 2) revealed no expression of CK-19.
Paraffin section detection of the c-kit gene product (CD117) in human tissues: value in the diagnosis of mast cell disorders.
Tongues were fixed in 10% formalin for paraffin section and dehydrated through 70, 80, 2 x 95, and 3 x 100% alcohol solutions, and further processed through 2 x 100% xylol and 2 x paraffin wax (60-120 min per step) using a Shandon Gitadel 1,000 Automatic Tissue Processor (Shandon, Manchester, UK).
Either intraoperative frozen or paraffin sections are prepared for viewing and diagnosis by simply loading the slide on the microscope.
Before we could make a definitive diagnosis in our patient, we needed a paraffin section for histology.
20) The interpretation of immunohistochemistry performed in paraffin sections and immunofluorescence in frozen sections is not a simple matter and also depends on the experience and expertise of the operator.
FISH analysis on paraffin sections showed tumor heterogeneity for copy number of chromosome 3 in at least 7 cases.