thin section

[ thĭn ]

n.

A section of tissue less than 0.1 micrometer in thickness, fixed and embedded in a plastic resin for examination by electron microscope.ultrathin section

Nearby words

  1. thin client,
  2. thin edge of the wedge,
  3. thin film,
  4. thin on top,
  5. thin register,
  6. thin-film,
  7. thin-layer chromatography,
  8. thin-skinned,
  9. thine,
  10. thing


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