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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(13.) Scott Nystrom, Katie O'Hare, and Ken Ditzel, "The Economic, Fiscal, and Emissions Impacts of a Revenue-Neutral Carbon Tax," FTI Consulting, July 2018, https://amsresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/AMS_FTI-Consulting-Report_Full-Report.pdf.
A note issued by press officer Bethany Ditzel citing a UK Home Office spokesperson said: "On February 3, the secretary of state, having carefully considered all relevant matters, signed the order for Vijay Mally's extradition to India.
This was followed by an intriguing interactive session by Otago Polytechnic principal nursing lecturer Liz Ditzel, who uses a small wooden box to help first-year students develop research skills.
They were unsuccessful but alerted the City of Sydney to the mural's demise (Pip Ditzel, interview with the author, 23 September 2014).
(94) Regan, M.M., Leyland-Jones, B., Bouzyk, M., Pagani, O., Tang, W., Kammler, R., Dell'orto, P., Biasi, M.O., Thurlimann, B., Lyng, M.B., Ditzel, H.J., Neven, P., Debled, M., Maibach, R., Price, K.N., Gelber, R.D., Coates, A.S., Goldhirsch, A., Rae, J.M.
(33.) Ignatiadis M, Azim HA Jr, Desmedt C, Veys I, Larsimont D, Salgado R, Lyng MB, Viale G, Leyland-Jones B, Giobbie-Hurder A, Kammler R, Dell'Orto P, Rothe F, Laios I, Ditzel HJ, Regan MM, Piccart M, Michiels S, Sotiriou C.
(25.) Ditzel M, Deerenberg EB, Komen N, Mulder IM, Jeekel H, Lange JF.
Ditzel, "Oncogenic cancer/testis antigens: prime candidates for immunotherapy," Oncotarget, vol.
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Arsenic also altered the lipid metabolic product profile in a pattern that suggests disruption in the tricarboxylic acid (TCA) cycle and increased ketogenesis (Ditzel et al.