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Microtomy

"Microtomy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The technique of using a microtome to cut thin or ultrathin sections of tissues embedded in a supporting substance. The microtome is an instrument that hold a steel, glass or diamond knife in clamps at an angle to the blocks of prepared tissues, which it cuts in sections of equal thickness.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Microtomy" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Microtomy" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 23 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 1997
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