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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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He later woke up to find his wife tugging at his clothes, but he did not act fast enough to stop her from slicing off his member.
He responded by slicing off her tongue - and eating this as well.
London, Jun 11 (ANI): A 26-year-old Ukranian, named only as Vlad, has been arrested for slicing off and eating parts of his grandmother's body while she was still alive.
From hitting the ice to slicing off bits of each other by mistake, this lot have done it all, which makes Dancing On Ice horribly, peeping-through-your-fingers-ly compulsive viewing.
The first fact leads to the other; its wool is highly prized, but is so fine it can only be harvested by killing the animal and slicing off the pelt.