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Etymology: OFr, esclice
(in tomography) a cross-sectional plane of the body selected for imaging.
An eighth of an ounce of marijuana (derived from pizza, which is generally divided into 8 slices).
(1) CT term for a single-imaged region.
(2) MRI term for the planar or selected image region.
sliceImaging A popular term for a collimation scan interval in CT or equivalent in MRI
n in cavity preparation a straight-line (plane) cut that removes a thin layer from an axial convexity.