dissection

  1. cutting so as to separate into pieces
  2. a minute and critical analysis
  3. detailed part-by-part critical analysis or examination as of a literary work

dissection

[n] - a minute and critical analysis 2. [n] - detailed part-by-part critical analysis or examination as of a literary work 3. [n] - cutting so as to separate into pieces
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dissection

The cutting up of something (to look at what is inside).
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Dissection

Dissection: The process of cutting apart or separating tissue as, for example, in the study of anatomy or in the course of a surgical procedure.
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Dissection

Dis·sec'tion noun [ Confer French dissection .] 1. The act of dissecting an animal or plant; as, dissection of the human body was held sacrilege till the time of Francis I. 2. Fig.: The act of separating or dividing for the purpose of critical examination. 3. An...
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dissection

1. The act of dissecting an animal or plant; as, dissection of the human body was held sacrilege till the time of Francis I. ... 2. The act of separating or dividing for the purpose of critical examination. ... 3. Anything dissected; especially, some part, or the whole, of an animal or plant dissected so as to exhibit the structure; an anatomical s...
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dissection

noun a minute and critical analysis
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dissection

(dĭ-sek´shәn) the act of dissecting. a part or whole of an organism prepared by dissecting.
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Dissection

• (n.) Anything dissected; especially, some part, or the whole, of an animal or plant dissected so as to exhibit the structure; an anatomical so prepared. • (n.) Fig.: The act of separating or dividing for the purpose of critical examination. • (n.) The act of dissecting an animal or plant; as, dissection of the human body was held s...
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dissection

(from the article `Vesalius, Andreas`) ...a lecturer in surgery with the responsibility of giving anatomical demonstrations. Since he knew that a thorough knowledge of human anatomy was ... ...large enough to be examined without the help of magnifying devices, while microscopic anatomy is concerned with the study of structural units ......
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dissection

(from the article `number game`) Geometric dissection problems involve the cutting of geometric figures into pieces that can be arranged to form other geometric figures; for example, ...
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dissection

Cutting apart one or more figures and rearranging the pieces to make another figure. Dissection puzzles have been around for thousands of years. The problem of dissecting two equal squares to form one larger square using four pieces dates back to at least the time of Plato (427-347 BC). In the 10th ...
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Dissection

Dissection is the process of cutting away and separating parts of a body, whereby its formation and the relationships of its parts can be observed.
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dissection

Type: Term Pronunciation: di-sek′shŭn, dī- Definitions: 1. The act of dissecting. Synonyms: anatomy3, necrotomy1
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dissection

Cutting apart of bodies to study their organization, or tissues to gain access to a site in surgery. Postmortem dissection was considered a sin in the Middle Ages. In the UK before 1832, hanged murderers were the only legal source of bodies, supplemented by graverobbing (William Burke and William Hare were the most notorious grave robbers). The Ana...
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dissection

Latin disssecare = to cut up, from dis = apart, sectum = cut (c.f. anatomy).
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Dissection

[medical] In medical pathology, a dissection refers to a tear within the wall of a blood vessel, which allows blood to separate the wall layers. By separating a portion of the wall of the artery (a layer of the Tunica intima or tunica media), a dissection creates two lumens or passages within the vessel, the native or true lumen, and the `f...
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Dissection

Dissection (from Latin dissecare `to cut to pieces`; also called anatomization, from Greek anatomia, from ana- `up` and temnein `to cut`) is the process of disassembling and observing something to determine its internal structure and as an aid to discerning the functions and relationships of its components. The term is most often used concer...
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dissection

cutting so as to separate into pieces
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