transverse section

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transverse section

An orthographic projection of a section made by cutting through an object along the shortest axis.
See also: Projection drawing
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cross section

A representation of a building, or portion thereof, drawn as if it were cut vertically to show its interior; often taken at right angles to the longitudinal axis of the building.
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They have a low axial section height and require hardened and ground surfaces as raceways.
In meta-analyses reporting spontaneous passage rates, the size of ureteral stone is usually the longest measurement in the axial section or the largest measurement of the stone (4).
On the MRI scan, a lesion of approximately 36x18 mm in the largest axial section was identified at the inferior turbinate level of the left nasal cavity.
Caption: Figure 2: (a) Axial section (lung window) at the level of carina showing a peripheral patch of consolidation with central cavitation 2.8 x 1.6 cm in size, with a small pleural collection.
In the normal subjects, one vertical axial section (12:00-6:00) and eight longitudinal sections (12:00, 1:30, 3: 00, 4:30, 6:00, 7:30, 9:00, and10:30) images were captured by 50 MHz UBM, while four axial sections (12:00-6:00, 3:00-9: 00, 4:30-10:30, and 7:30-1:30) images were captured by 25 MHz UBM.
The axial load on the hub side is obtained by distributing a suitable uniform pressure on the corresponding surface, in which the axial section localized at z = L is shown in Figure 6(a).
On axial section CN is followed until modiolus (Figure 9d).
The receiver is constructed as a flexible thin-film circuit intended for mounting between the inner and outer sheath, with the conductors on a diameter as shown in the axial section of Figure 1(c).
The sciatic nerve where it branches into the tibial nerve and the common peroneal nerve is not obvious on axial section. A yellow circle indicates the area where the nerve is supposed to exist (a).
Caption: Figure 1: Imaging data of the different occurrences of the tumor: Gadolinium enhanced Tl-weighted MR sequence, coronal section (a), Gadolinium enhanced T1-FATSAT weighted MR sequence, parasagittal (g), and axial sections (h), CT scan without injection, axial sections (b), T1-weighted MR sequence, parasagittal sections (c and e), and T1-FATSAT weighted MR sequence, axial section (d and f).
Caption: Figure 2: MRI, axial section, fast spoiled gradient echo with contrast.