- The act of cutting.
- A cut or division.
- A segment or part of any organ or structure delimited from the remainder.
- A cut surface.
- A thin slice of tissue, cells, microorganisms, or any other material for examination under the microscope.
Synonym(s): microscopic section
[L. sectio, a cutting, fr. seco, to cut]
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