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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 case report presents the utility of using digital images in the positive identification of fragmentary skeletal remains using a method described by Matsui (2001).
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He is well aware of the fragmentary nature of the Marian story in the New Testament, told almost exclusively in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke.
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The manuscript, preserved in the National Library of Scotland, begins with a fragmentary Latin genealogy of MacGregor chiefs and contains the Chronicle of Fortingall to 1579 and a Latin list of Scottish kings to 1542.
There is the gate or the copy of a gate Blood outlines the gate, like a nude A pink flower like a tree emits sparks They gather into a yellow blue fragmentary flower In the other space, formed by flowers tom apart It bites the ground, like a blackened moon Blood outlines a few jagged petals Where does this flower emerge if not from history The night-flower beside it is not dark enough with Turmoil of strokes, with labor of having been there The night flower explodes, is blue less Relentless, should there be nothing but shadow The twentieth century falls off below and fragility And the kitsch of flowers above, finesse of heaven No one can enter here, and there is nothing but hope
The first four sections of the poem deal respectively with the general sterility of the "living dead,' the particular fear of reality and of the eyes of judgment, the desolation of the world between birth and death, and the faint hope for the appearance of the "perpetual star" and "multifoliate rose"; the fifth section recapitulates the themes of the first four in an alternation of fragmentary phrases.
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However, in that survey only individual questions regarding the Russian software export industry were studied, and a general picture of sectoral development could not be drawn due to the fragmentary nature of the information obtained and the lack of a unified methodology.
Constructing a theory and fragmentary history of destructive spectatorship in the 20th century, Harries (English, New York U.