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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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Sentence fragments often appear in our writing because we wrongly place a period in the middle of a thought.
Over the next 18 years, he found many more bone chips, including a large fragment of a rib, at the same place.
Spectra from Spitzer also reveal that the largest fragment, dubbed C, contains a higher abundance of micrometer-size silicate grains than is typically seen in intact short-period comets, says Cincinnati-based Spitzer scientist Michael Sitko of the Space Science Institute.
Most foreign-body fragments in the paranasal sinuses can be removed endoscopically.
In contrast, the Ara h2 protein that was first reduced and then digested with these enzymes did not produce any significant enzyme-resistant protein fragments and appeared to be much more susceptible to the action of the proteases when compared with the native protein.
Since the ELI vaccine that was used generates random epitope fragments, codon optimization may produce more robust CTL responses.
In addition, this study shows that precision for fragments greater than 300 bases is further improved by excluding the 340-base GS-500 fragment in conjunction with using the Global Southern method.
Until the Parry-Cross volume appears, this could be the best access most scholars would have to these Qumran fragments of Samuel.
This is where he and I would likely differ in emphasis, for I also remain interested in the fragments from the secular world, I'm interested gathering fragments from postmodernity, from Derrida's criticism of a nostalgia for a lost totality.
We can then work out which species like large or small fragments and isolated or connected fragments, and decide how to fragment a new landscape with minimal impact on the wildlife.
dia grinding balls coupled with pebble crushing and interconnected to ball mills and classification provides an extreme route for abrasive grinding ball fragments.
If it has ten extra fragments (all on the same disk), it will take about 30% longer to read (90ms added to 250ms).