cross-section


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cross-sec·tion

(kros'sek'shŭn),
1. A transverse section through a structure.
2. A planar section through a structure in any plane; a two-dimensional slice through an anatomic structure.
3. The probability of an activation (q.v., sense 5) by a nuclear reaction when a material is bombarded by neutrons, as in the production of radionuclides in a pile; unit: barn (10-24 cm2/atom).

cross-sec·tion

(kraws'sek'shŭn)
1. A planar or two-dimensional view, diagram, or image of the internal structure of the body, part of the body, or any anatomic structure afforded by slicing, actually or through imaging (radiographic, magnetic, or microscopic) techniques, the body or structure along a particular plane.
2. The slice or section of a given thickness created by actual serial parallel cuts through a structure or by the application of imaging technique.

cross-sec·tion

(kraws'sek'shŭn)
1. Planar or two-dimensional view, diagram, or image of internal structure of the body, part of the body, or any anatomic structure afforded by slicing, actually or through imaging.
2. Slice of a given thickness created by actual serial parallel cuts through a structure or by application of imaging technique.
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