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slice

[slīs]
Etymology: OFr, esclice
(in tomography) a cross-sectional plane of the body selected for imaging.

slice

Drug slang
An eighth of an ounce of marijuana (derived from pizza, which is generally divided into 8 slices).

Imaging
(1) CT term for a single-imaged region.
(2) MRI term for the planar or selected image region.

slice

Imaging A popular term for a collimation scan interval in CT or equivalent in MRI

slice,

n in cavity preparation a straight-line (plane) cut that removes a thin layer from an axial convexity.
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Paramedics had to use bolt cutters to slice off the shaft so they could get him into the ambulance.
One of them used a knife or machete to slice off part of his scalp.
95 at dinner you can eat meats to your heart's content by just placing the green and red-toned wooden indicator with the green part on top, signaling you want the gaucho to stop at your table and slice off some immediately.
SALES of a trendy foldaway micro-scooter were banned yesterday amid fears it could slice off a child's finger.
LANCASTER - City officials are prepared to slice off more than five acres of Lancaster City Park and use it for a shopping center if that's what it takes to keep the Costco warehouse store.
Once he cut a slice off an old abandoned couch he discovered in a parking lot near Los Angeles International Airport.