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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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Microscopic sections demonstrated massive hematoma surrounded by a fibrous capsule with small foci composed of papillary structures seen at the periphery of the specimen showing papillary endothelial hyperplasia-like features (Fig.
Recommended gross examination techniques and numbers of microscopic sections for each organ system need to be developed for donor autopsies.
4) Definitive diagnosis may ultimately rest on analysis of multiple routine microscopic sections of a resected specimen, with additional immunohistochemical and ultrastructural studies as needed.
Microscopic sections of the right breast parenchyma showed atypical ductal hyperplasia and benign proliferative changes associated with microcalcifications.

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