serial section


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se·ri·al sec·tion

one of a number of consecutive microscopic sections.

serial section

Etymology: L, series, in a row, sectio
one of a number of consecutive slices of tissue.

serial section

Any of several microscopic sections made and arranged in consecutive order.
See also: section
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Above table shows that majority of the academic staff who were not using the serial section did so because of lack of recent journal in their area of interest.
From table 4, options 1&2 were chosen by majority of the respondent as suggestion for improvement of the serial section services.
Some institutions base the diagnosis mainly on morphologic examination of serial sections of rectal biopsy specimens stained with H&E; others use AChE as the primary diagnostic tool and some use AChE as an adjunct tool to routine histology.
A minimum of 50 well-oriented, not crushed, H&E-stained serial sections with sufficient submucosa are required to exclude the presence of GCs and suggest the diagnosis of HSCR (Figure 4).
Five serial sections were routinely cut at 3 consecutive levels in the block.
Periglomerular fibrosis is not always associated with complete occlusion of the glomerulotubular junction, as seen on serial sections.
This limitation can be overcome to some extent by taking sequential tissue slices during gross dissection or by cutting serial sections from a given paraffin block so that structures can be tracked as they extend from section to section.
Furthermore, applying 3D rendering to serial sections cut from standard paraffin blocks can realize advantages such as low cost, widely available technology, and the ability to use archived tissue.
Serial sections showed variegated subpleural hemorrhagic/necrotic cysts measuring up to 4.