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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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She then tied him to a bed and, when he woke up, she sliced off his manhood with a 10-inch knife before forcing it into the garbage disposal.
He was slashed across the face, stabbed twice in the leg, and had the top of his ear sliced off.
It sliced off her hands, mouth and nose, leaving her blind.
A PASSENGER had a lucky escape when a bus hit a bridge and had its roof sliced off yesterday.
The hard skin is rich in fibre and a variety of minerals including magnesium, molybdenum, and potassium and should not be sliced off.
Firefighters sliced off the roof to free to release them.
Timelessly elegant, this isn't just another coupe with the roof sliced off.
So soft is the fruit that, with the top sliced off it can be eaten with a spoon, just like a boiled egg.
A grandfather told today from his hospital bed how he had an ear sliced off in a machete attack.
THE parents of a toddler who sliced off the tip of one of his fingers were told by a hospital nurse to take it home and put it in the fridge, it has emerged.
After this, it wouldn't have surprised me if Weaver took out a straightedge and sliced off Stanley's ear to the tune of ``Stuck in the Middle With You.
Montrose had gone close in the fifth minute when Doug Scott's cross was sliced off his own post by Kevin Bain.