frozen section


A thin slice of tissue that is cut from a frozen specimen and is often used for rapid microscopic diagnosis.

Nearby words

  1. frozen,
  2. frozen custard,
  3. frozen daiquiri,
  4. frozen pelvis,
  5. frozen pudding,
  6. frozen shoulder,
  7. frozen yogurt,
  8. frozenly,
  9. frpl,
  10. frps

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