ditzel

ditzel

Pathology
A general term for a specimen submitted for histologic examination that does not usually pose a diagnostic dilemma but is time consuming.
 
Examples
Amputated limb, appendix, arterial plaque, cholesteatoma, femoral head, heart valves, gallbladder, hernia sac, lipoma, orthopaedic bone, parathyroid, scar revision, sinus contents, thymus, vertebral disc.

Vox populi
American slang for a body part that is not respectable to mention in normal, everyday conversation.
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The Egg chair designed by Nanna Ditzel, first launched more than 40 years ago, is a product still in high demand as one of the greatest pieces produced by the company.
Although pieces will be for sale, furniture is also being lent by the National Danish Museum of Applied Art, the Finn Juhl Foundation, and the architect and designer Nanna Ditzel.
4 Nanna Ditzel chair and footstool, pounds 155, Habitat.
Ditzel, vice-chairman and chief technology officer of Transmeta Corporation.
Interestingly, Transmeta CEO Dave Ditzel worked with Elbrus for several years while he was at Sun Microsystems Inc, which itself is preparing a Java-compliant VLIW chip dubbed MAJC.
On our last evening, we join Sunday Mirror readers Marilyn Ditzel and her husband Nick at the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery to help release 600 baby turtles into the sea.
Last year, a research team headed by Henrik Ditzel of the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, Calif.
The company was formed some four years ago by David Ditzel who was responsible for several SPARC processor designs for Sun Microsystems based on RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computing - another way of reducing complexity but still reliant on hard-wiring code into silicon).
Binary compilation is also the technique that secretive Silicon Valley start-up Transmeta Inc is said to be working on, and intriguingly, Transmeta CEO Dave Ditzel worked with Elbrus for several years while he was at Sun Microsystems.
Our extensive collection includes only world-famous Danish-designed pieces by icons like Hans Wegner, Arne Jacobsen, Poul Kjaerholm, Nanna Ditzel, Finn Juhl and Fritz Hansen.
Transmeta, founded in 1995 by chip designer David Ditzel, has been working quietly for the past 4 years on a ground-breaking chip family designed to run standard PC applications that use up less battery power than rival chips from Intel Corp.
The Wii complements traditional and functional therapies while engaging patients in their therapy in a fun and entertaining way," said Nancy Ditzel, a physical therapist at Lake Hospital System.