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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.

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Instead, the researchers found a pair of small, sensitive spots on each of two abdominal sections. On the surface, the patch wrinkles into a miniaturized honeycomb and contains some 800 endings of a branching nerve.