Each of a series of thin sections through tissue cut in successive parallel planes, especially for mounting on microscope slides.
- The fixed material was embedded in celloidin; the subcutaneous tissue was cut in serial sections parallel to its broad surface.
- In most cases, this was confirmed by the observation of the flagellar axoneme in additional serial sections.
- For histologic assessment of infiltrating eosinophils into the lung tissue, serial sections were made and stained with phenol red.
serial sectioning noun
- Example sentences
- From a series of more than 600 myomas detected by serial sectioning of 100 hysterectomy specimens at 2-mm intervals 8 a group of 237 myomas measuring less than 1 cm was used to initiate this study.
- On serial sectioning, a 7 cm in diameter, partially encapsulated, multiloculated, cystic and solid, tan-yellow mass containing approximately 30 mL of serosanguinous fluid was noted.
- To determine the presence or absence of a ventral median septum, it is crucial to investigate carefully the lamellar shell layer in the apical areas of both young and adult forms, especially using the technique of serial sectioning.
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