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em·bed

(em-bed'),
To surround a pathologic or histologic specimen with a firm and sometimes hard medium such as paraffin, wax, celloidin, or a resin, to make possible the cutting of thin sections for microscopic examination.
Synonym(s): imbed

embed

(ĕm-bĕd′) also

imbed

(ĭm-)
v. em·bedded, em·bedding, em·beds
v.tr.
Biology To enclose (a specimen) in a supporting material before sectioning for microscopic examination.

em·bed′ment n.

embed

verb To place a formalin-fixed and chemically processed tissue obtained during a biopsy, endoscopic or surgical procedure in paraffin so it can be cut and stained for light microscopy.

em·bed

(em-bed')
To surround a pathologic or histologic specimen with a medium such as paraffin or wax, to facilitate cutting thin sections for microscopic examination.
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An integral equation for stress-strain analysis of thin supported elastic plate with rigid cross-shaped embedment is obtained.
After testing 10 fully embedded and 10 partially embedded specimens, it was observed that a partial embedment of 1/16 inch resulted in a 40 percent reduction in strength.
White dots and black dots represent un-embeddable blocks, where white dots are those blocks with prediction errors larger than EP and black dots are those QLs with numerical order are changed after data embedment (i.
Evidence for swellings induced by antagonistic biotic interactions in crinoids in the Ordovician of North America consists of hemispherical pits, sometimes irregularly malformed, representing embedment structures (Tremichnus of Brett 1978, 1985) and small, round, commonly swollen borings with phosphatic elements inside, representing sites of attachment (Phosphannulus of Warn 1974; Welch 1976; Meyer & Ausich 1983).
In order to demonstrate the effects of embedment ratio and foundation diameter, failure values under pure vertical loading were analyzed.
The tests included specimens with different fibre embedment lengths, concrete strengths, fibre types and orientation angles.
Figure 3 shows the load-embedment curves up to 5 mm embedment of the FEM analysis for three square steel washers of 40x40 mm (sw-40), 60x60 mm (sw-60) and 80x80 mm (sw-80) and a circular washer of 25 mm diameter (cw-25).
As the first step towards the commercialization of its new CMOS image sensors, Sony has developed a model with built-in signal processing functionality, an element that usually requires external embedment.
In the left side, in order to complete the embedment, first, original message decoded to the binary.
The fifth-level mental embedment can be reached by having a single person reflect on her past and future states of mind.
The process in the plant will include Poly-urethane Moulded elements, Filter Paper Embedment into Plastic and Felt media, Crimping process for sheet metal parts.