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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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Since then police have been trying to piece together events between her leaving the city centre and then leaving the house in Jesmond, and whether anything untoward had happened to her.
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Each child travels and learns all about their friends and neighbors, as they piece together grand collages reflecting the vibrant diversity of people, places, ideas and activities all around them.
This was a playful yet poetic exhibition; these humble chunks of woods seem to piece together the unrecoverable.
As they piece together their past, Mongolians are remaking their most famous son too.
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A transcendental attempt to piece together clues of an ancient puzzle to expose mysteries that defy the imagination.
After that time, it's difficult for the carrier to manually piece together the evidence linking the claimant and the attorney.
Although dietary literature is without a doubt an important source that permits us to better understand the norms propagandized by doctors (and the society in which they lived), we also need to compare this prescriptive literature with what we can piece together concerning what foods people actually consumed on a daily basis.