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slice

[slīs]
Etymology: OFr, esclice
(in tomography) a cross-sectional plane of the body selected for imaging.

slice

Drug slang
An eighth of an ounce of marijuana (derived from pizza, which is generally divided into 8 slices).

Imaging
(1) CT term for a single-imaged region.
(2) MRI term for the planar or selected image region.

slice

Imaging A popular term for a collimation scan interval in CT or equivalent in MRI

slice,

n in cavity preparation a straight-line (plane) cut that removes a thin layer from an axial convexity.
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New Slice of Life provides a unique gummy delivery system which makes it easy for everyone to enjoy the health benefits of this powerful vitamin.
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The film was very like a French art film--a slice of life, not artificial survivors or a violence-threatening tell-all-that gave a very real look at a professional company's daily and nightly ways.
With Mark O'Rowe's brilliant script and John Crowley's spare direction this is a raw slice of life that will make you laugh and choke at the same time.
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It's time to restart and to recover and for each of us to claim our own luxury--our own slice of Life.
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Hedwig, which Fine Line Features will release in the United States this summer, includes a comically exaggerated slice of life behind the Berlin Wall: A young East German escapes Communism via botched sex-reassignment surgery and marriage to an American soldier before discovering her "internationally ignored" talents as a superfierce songstress.
Piled high with veggies, light on cheese, bubbling with sauce-- that just may be the slice of life.
His photographs are a slice of life to be mined by anthropologists of the future.
One of the key components, and the first step, of the Slice of Life program is the GET HEALTHY personal health assessment, which members complete in order to evaluate their current health status.
And Domino's Pizza: A Slice of Life narrator's stats overload: "Every year Domino's gets through enough tomato sauce to fill two Olympic swimming pools, slices 800 tons of pepperoni, the equivalent of 80 double-decker buses, and the company's drivers travel 13 million miles across the UK.