frozen section

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frozen section

[¦frōz·ən ′sek·shən]
(biology)
A thin slice of material cut from a frozen sample of tissue or organ.
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Frozen section procedures should be performed for every postmenopausal patient and for any patient with suspicious regions noted within the peritoneal cavity, so it is a good idea to operate in a facility that has the capacity to undertake frozen sections.