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frag·ment

(frag'ment),
A small part broken from a larger entity.

fragment

[frag′mənt]
Etymology: L, frangere, to break
one of the small pieces into which a larger entity has been broken.

frag·ment

(frag'mĕnt)
A small part broken from a larger entity.

frag·ment

(frag'mĕnt)
A small part broken from a larger entity.

fragment,

n a broken or disconnected part of a larger whole, such as a tooth or root.

Patient discussion about fragment

Q. what is fragments of endocervical glandular mucosa with inflammation and squamous metaplasia fragments of endocervical glandular mucosa

A. It means that part of the mucose on the cervix area has changes from a certain kind of mucose cells to another, and that there is a bit of an inflammation around it. This should be brought to the knowledge of a gynecologist and be monitored by him/her.

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This supports the proposal by Stringer and Pajari (1981) that the tuffaceous and volcaniclastic sedimentary rocks of the Priest Cove Formation are a distal facies of the mafic flows and fragmental volcanic rocks of the Ross Island Formation, which are also known to be younger than the Grand Manan Group on the basis of contained granitic clasts.
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Consisting of about 50 sculptures, the selection focuses on Rodin's treatment of the human hand, particularly fragmental pieces that later found their way into larger, complete works (like those in LACMA's Iris and B.