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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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A serial section of the BAL sample stained with an isotype-matched antibody to the cytokeratin antibody (#555746 mouse IgG1; BD Biosciences) and preimmune rabbit serum was negative.
Serial Sections, IHC & other molecular techniques increases the detection rate of node metastasis and could be useful for better assessing the status of the lymph nodes.
Each set of 15 consecutive sections was grouped into three levels, each comprising five serial sections.
In the serial sections of cervical region of 9 weeks old foetus the developing thymic tissue was observed on either side of trachea and in front of carotid sheath (Fig.
Egg shells were opened up and hearts with great vessels were dissected out from embryos and were fixed, processed and then embedded in paraffin for spaced serial sections of 15 to 20 micrometre thickness.
Typically, researchers mount resin-embedded specimens on the ultramicrotome, cutting serial sections that then float on a water surface in the diamond knife trough.
Third, perpendicular serial sections of the AoV were performed and processed for microscopic examination (Figure 1).
Although multiple histologic serial sections of the brain were examined and a brain squash performed and analyzed, no Baylisascaris larvae were found.
From the paraffin blocks 2 um thick serial sections were cut and stained using immunohistochemistry.
The brachiopod shells were examined under a camera lucida and transverse serial sections were obtained by gridding one internal mold with 600 powder on glass plate.
Serial sections from 14 specimens are presented in some 200 low- and high-magnification, grayscale plates.