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piece

 [pēs]
a part or portion.
end piece the terminal portion of the tail of the spermatozoon. See illustration at spermatozoon.
middle piece an anterior portion of the tail of the spermatozoon, between the neck and the anulus. See illustration at spermatozoon.
principal piece the main portion of the tail of a spermatozoon, beginning at the anulus and gradually tapering toward the end piece. See illustration at spermatozoon.

end piece

a part of the spermatozoon consisting of an axoneme surrounded only by the flagellar membrane.
Synonym(s): end-piece
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At present, Noliac offers the end piece with these 3 square sections: 5x5 mm, 7x7 mm and 10x10 mm.
The tail is composed of a middle piece, principal piece, and end piece.
Then decide on the depth of your pelmet - eight inches is standard - and cut out the front and end pieces of your pelmet from your wood plank.
Use metal glue to attach the end piece to the back of the basket.
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A You'S frame has characteristic features on the temple or on the end piece.
It's easiest to square up the board, then tilt the miter saw to cut a 45-degree bevel for the first end piece and then square it up to cut the second end (Photo 2).
Make supports for the end pieces by cutting two 37-inch lengths from the remaining 4-inch strip of plywood; center, glue, and screw each to the inside face of an end piece so its top aligns with the top of the supports on the side pieces.
Predrill, then glue and install screws through the seat bottom and the end piece into the head.
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