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dis·sec·tion

 (dĭ-sĕk′shən, dī-)
n.
1. The act or an instance of dissecting.
2. Something that has been dissected, such as a tissue specimen under study.
3. A detailed examination or analysis.

dis•sec•tion

(dɪˈsɛk ʃən, daɪ-)

n.
1. the act of dissecting.
2. something that has been dissected.
3. a detailed analysis.
[1575–85; < Latin]

dissection

Surgical separation of tissues.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dissection - cutting so as to separate into piecesdissection - cutting so as to separate into pieces
cutting, cut - the act of cutting something into parts; "his cuts were skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"
2.dissection - a minute and critical analysis
analytic thinking, analysis - the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
3.dissection - detailed critical analysis or examination one part at a time (as of a literary work)
analysis - an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole

dissection

noun
1. cutting up, anatomy, autopsy, dismemberment, postmortem (examination), necropsy, anatomization a growing supply of corpses for dissection
2. analysis, examination, breakdown, research, investigation, inspection, scrutiny the dissection of my proposals

dissection

noun
The separation of a whole into its parts for study:
Translations
تَشْريحُ الجُثَّه
pitvapitvání
dissektion
boncolásfelboncolás
krufning
pitvanie

dissection

[dɪˈsekʃən] N [of animal] → disección f (fig) → análisis m inv minucioso

dissection

[dɪˈsɛkʃən daɪˈsɛkʃən] n
(lit) [animal, corpse] → dissection f
(fig) [theory, situation, issue] → dissection f; [account, book, report, article] → épluchage m

dissection

n
(= act) (of plant)Präparation f; (of animal)Sektion f; (fig, of report, theory) → Zergliederung f
(= plant or animal dissected)Präparat nt

dissection

[dɪˈsɛkʃn] n (see vb) → dissezione f, svisceramento

dissect

(diˈsekt) verb
to cut (eg an animal's body) into parts for (scientific) examination.
disˈsection (-ʃən) noun

dis·sec·tion

n. disección.

dissection

n disección f; aortic — disección aórtica or de aorta; lymph node — disección ganglionar, (complete) vaciamiento ganglionar
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The aim of this study was to identify the sentinel lymph node correctly by methylene blue dye which will permit in future to leave out the preventable axillary dissection in clinically node negative patients thereby decreasing morbidity and expenditure of this procedure.
Patients who are at higher risk because they have had axillary dissection or radiation are encouraged to participate in exercise programs with the supervision of a physical therapist," explains Dr.
Right sided modified radical mastectomy with axillary dissection was carried and specimen was sent for histopathology.