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sec·tion(sek'shŭn), Avoid the redundant phrase cut section.
noun A College of American Pathologists term for a part of a hospital lab—chemistry, microbiology, blood bank—with a section supervisor.
noun A part of an Act of Parliament.
verb To detain a person in hospital under the Mental Health Act 1983.
noun Caesarean section, see there.
noun A slice of tissue, as prepared for histologic evaluation.
noun A grouping, part, portion, segment.
sectionObstetrics See Cesarean section Surgical pathology A slice of tissue, as prepared for histologic evaluation. See Frozen section, Gough section, Paraffin section, Permanent section, Poincaré section, Slab section, Thick section, Thin section.
sectionto cut or divide tissue
sectiontissue specimen prepared for microscopic examination
Patient discussion about section
Q. What are the risks of C-section? See that all the pregnant movie stars are having C- sections instead of natural child birth. Maybe I should have one too, instead of giving birth regularly? Are there any risks?
Q. How is a C-section done? My wife is expecting twins and her Doctor scheduled a C- section for her. How is it done?
Q. When is a C-section needed? My wife is pregnant now and I wanted to know when do women need to have a C- section as opposed to natural birth?