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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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In 1993, John Wayne Bobbit made headlines after having his penis sliced off by wife Lorena before she threw it out the window of her car.
The top of the bus is sliced off with a loud crash.
but the ones in the pickups have one or two cylinders, in effect, sliced off.
When terrorists sliced off the top floors of those twin towers, they took some of the best and brightest.
The ball sliced off the edge of Bowen's boot, ran behind Walton and rolled into the far corner of the net despite Walton's despairing dive.
SURGEONS were battling last night to save a man's three fingers, sliced off in a horror accident.
The position and arrangement of the cuts suggest that a facial muscle was sliced off in order to remove the lower jaw from the rest of the skull, Pickering says.
The rooflight above is sliced off at an angle towards its east end, helping confirm that the wide west end is the main one.
The ends of federal logs are sliced off to remove yellow tracer paint.
Escape: The bus and its top deck, which was sliced off by a tree.
VAN Gogh's most famous of his 37 self portraits shows him with his bandaged ear, after he sliced off the lobe during a manic episode.
It sliced off her hands, mouth and nose, leaving her blind.