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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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We prepared slices from unexposed male rat pups at 30 days of age as described above and perfused the slices with normal Krebs-Ringer solution.
The data were recorded from the CA1 region in control slices and slices from animals gestationally and lactationally exposed to PCB 153 at 1.
Today, dozens of toaster models have all sorts of options: wide slots for bagels and other thick bread; elongated slots to accommodate slices from a round loaf; electronic controls for specific darkness; tempered plastic and ``cool steel'' casings that don't become hot to the touch; removable crumb tra`ys, and windows to check on your toast's progress.