Jigsaw Puzzle Piece

A descriptive term for a short branching sheet of cells from the lower uterine segment as seen by cytology, which has been fancifully likened to a piece of a jigsaw puzzle
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As part of its drive to make the region more accepting and aware of neurodiversity, the North East Autism Society will no longer use the popular symbol of autism, a jigsaw puzzle piece, in any of its homes, schools or publications.
The resulting plate is an exact fit for the defect, not unlike the positioning of a jigsaw puzzle piece. Getting from CT scan or MRI, the finished plate is the end product of collaboration between the surgeon and the biomedical engineer responsible for the design.
A TEACHER won PS37,000 compensation for a back injury caused by slipping on a jigsaw puzzle piece.
When the screen is locked, the notification shows up as a jigsaw puzzle piece. Without unlocking the phone, you can drag this piece onto an empty slot or missing piece.
"This exciting fossil is a further jigsaw puzzle piece ...
'Paul joined last, like an elusive jigsaw puzzle piece.' Before Smith, they were known for their ramshackle approach to music and gigs.
As he shows, quoting Ernest Borek, the structure of DNA is "a jigsaw puzzle" "because every jigsaw puzzle piece has on at least one side a complementary piece that is its equal and opposite" (29).
Flat and following a shoreline that loops and curves like a giant jigsaw puzzle piece, they're 17 1/2 miles of delight.
Then he starts sending Claudia a series of mysterious clues in the form of jigsaw puzzle pieces. Claudia works hard to solve each one, hoping the solution will bring her dad home.
Think of these tectonic plates as moving, giant jigsaw puzzle pieces! As the plates collide and grind against each other, they cause earthquakes.
But in terms of what Russia's role will be in Cyprus' bailout, the jigsaw puzzle pieces have not yet fallen into place.