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Designators

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Capitalization
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Brenda Gregoline

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Designators

When used as specific designations within a particular article, with or without numerals, capitalize Table, Tables, Figure, and Figures.

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as seen in the Table

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Do not capitalize the following words, even when used as specific designators, unless used as part of a heading or title:

axis

month

case

notes

chapter

page

chromosome

paragraph

column

part

control

patient

day

phase

edition

schedule

experiment

section

factor

series

fraction

stage

grade

step

grant

stub

group

type

lead

volume

level

wave

method

week

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