ditzel

ditzel

Pathology
A general term for a specimen submitted for histologic examination that does not usually pose a diagnostic dilemma but is time consuming.
 
Examples
Amputated limb, appendix, arterial plaque, cholesteatoma, femoral head, heart valves, gallbladder, hernia sac, lipoma, orthopaedic bone, parathyroid, scar revision, sinus contents, thymus, vertebral disc.

Vox populi
American slang for a body part that is not respectable to mention in normal, everyday conversation.
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Ignatiadis M, Azim HA Jr, Desmedt C, Veys I, Larsimont D, Salgado R, Lyng MB, Viale G, Leyland-Jones B, Giobbie-Hurder A, Kammler R, Dell'Orto P, Rothe F, Laios I, Ditzel HJ, Regan MM, Piccart M, Michiels S, Sotiriou C.
You've collaborated with design greats like Patricia Urquiola, Jasper Morrison, and Nanna Ditzel.
Ditzel in "Buffalo Snow Alert," in the December 1977 issue of Firehouse.
SikaDesign wicker furniture has been handed down through generations, and boasts of designs by top European designers such as Arne Jacobsenrenowned for his Egg chairNanna Ditzel and Franco Albini.
I would like to acknowledge the assistance of Otago Polytechnic senior nursing lecturer Liz Ditzel in preparing this article.
Add to that the fact that they always seem to throw in some unexpected free ditzel with each order and interactions with the company begin to take on the flavor of family.
Prevedello DM, Koerbel A, Tatsui CE, Truite L, Grande CV, Ditzel LF, Araujo JC.
Cordeiro JG, Prevedello DM, da Silva Ditzel LF, Pereira CU, Araujo JC.
Interwoven is a celebration of the wider universe which surrounds the company, drawing a thread from its deep roots in the coastal landscape of Eastern Denmark, through its engagement with artistic pioneers of the twentieth century, such as Verner Panton and Nanna Ditzel, and the leading talents of the new generation, including Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Tord Boontje, Thomas Demand and Olafur Eliasson.