Thin section

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a section or slice, as of mineral, animal, or vegetable substance, thin enough to be transparent, and used for study under the microscope.
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See also: Section, Thin

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We used bomb radiocarbon ([sup.14]C) to validate geoduck age estimates derived from counts of growth bands in thin-sectioned valve inner hinge plates.
Carbon dioxide generated from milled CaC[O.sub.3] material removed from thin-sectioned valves was reacted with a catalyst to form graphite for accelerator analysis along with standard blanks.