paraffin section


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paraffin section

Etymology: L, parum, little + affinis, related, sectio
a histological section cut from tissue that has been embedded in paraffin wax.

paraffin section

A section of a tissue that has been infiltrated with paraffin.
See also: section
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Further sections taken as well as the blocks submitted for frozen section were processed for paraffin sections.
Effects of fixation and processing on immunohistochemical demonstration of immunoglobulin in paraffin sections of tonsil and bone marrow.
Classification of small B-cell lymphoid neoplasms using a paraffin section immunohistochemical panel.
Our study demonstrated relative specificity of c-Kit as a marker of early hematopoietic cells committed to the myeloid lineage in the paraffin sections.
A recent publication regarding CD103 immunostaining on paraffin sections noted that CD103 is expressed in the cytoplasm of some normal bone marrow cells, suggesting that this cytoplasmic pattern allows normal cells to be distinguished from hairy cells characterized by membrane CD103 expression.
The cases of undifferentiated carcinoma and choroid plexus papilloma were confirmed as olfactory neuroblastomas and Astrocytoma respectively on paraffin sections.
In this study, the structures of the seed coats of mature seeds from hulled and hull-less squash were compared using microscopic examination of paraffin sections and scanning electron microscopy.
Sections cover histopathological diagnosis; different colon diseases with chronic constipation; a laboratory guide to histopathological diagnosis of intestinal motility disorders; preparation of cryostat sections from biopsies and colorectal specimens; and immunohistochemical techniques of paraffin sections in the diagnosis of gut dysmotility.
In paraffin sections, fibrin is strongly eosinophilic (Bancroft and Stevens, 1996; Bancroft and Gamble, 2005).
2007), the estimation of the length density was performed on paraffin sections that were immunostained for type IV collagen and cadherin, in order to visualise the myocyte borders more clearly.