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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.

piece

(pēs),
A part or portion.
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"This necklace took more than 20 years, piece by piece, to collect and the difficulty for us is the proper coloration of pearls.
Let's keep in mind the lyrics of Kelly Clarkson's stirring new song Piece by Piece and pray that all fathers will courageously accept the duties of parenthood:
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Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Imagine having to put together 27,000 fragments of a puzzle together piece by piece - a team of German archaeologists has achieved a similar feat in almost nine years.
In the second division Hurricanes stormed to a 4-2 win over Runcorn Supporters, goals from Ian Bason (2) Joe Marr and Gareth Hughes as Owen Batty and John Urgent replied for Runcorn while in Division Three Brickmakers were taken apart piece by piece by Cheshire Rovers with goals from Steve Furlong (2) Ryan Marriott (2) Paul Clinton and Gary Bates in a cracking 6-0 away win for Cheshire.
Business Secretary Lord Mandelson said: "Since the global banking crisis we have set about reinventing the financial services industry piece by piece, building a system that is fairer, trusted and more responsible.This is the next step in that process."
Business secretary Lord Mandelson said: "Since the global banking crisis, we have set about reinventing the financial services industry piece by piece, building a system that is fairer, trusted and more responsible."
Residents said that the giant flag has been prepared piece by piece u with pieces being painted during the day and sewn together at night.
This book advocates a piece by piece approach to creating an individual home that is calm and uncluttered.