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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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The finding that delis with workers with more food safety knowledge and experience had more frequent reported slicer cleaning suggests that workers also play an important role in food safety.
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The slicer, a rugged combination of aluminum and stainless steel, has all-metal gears, a powerful 130-watt motor, and a surgical-steel blade that zips through whatever you wish.
Since most food that is cut by a meat slicer has juices, you can expect to have a little mess to clean up once you are done slicing.
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