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thin sec·tion

, ultrathin section
a section of tissue for electron microscopic examination; the specimen is fixed, typically in glutaraldehyde and/or in osmium tetroxide, embedded in a plastic resin, and sectioned at less than 0.1 mcm in thickness with a glass or diamond knife in an ultramicrotome.

thin sec·tion

, ultrathin section (thin sek'shŭn, ŭl'tră-thin)
A section of tissue for electron microscopic examination; the specimen is fixed, typically in glutaraldehyde or osmium tetroxide, embedded in a plastic resin, and sectioned at less than 0.1 mcm in thickness with a glass or diamond knife in an ultramicrotome.
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One thin section of each concentration was run on the EDXRF spectrometer and the Cu peak intensity noted, then another was placed on top of the first and the pair analyzed together.
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Sample 40WM01-1--The sherd from which this thin section was made was initially described, in hand sample, as having a plain (non-decorated) outer surface tempered with finely crushed freshwater mollusk shell.
In the thin section some dolomite rhomb show zoning, filling showing dedolomitization in upper part.