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dis·sect

 (dĭ-sĕkt′, dī-, dī′sĕkt′)
tr.v. dis·sect·ed, dis·sect·ing, dis·sects
1. To cut apart or separate (tissue), especially for anatomical study.
2. To examine, analyze, or criticize in minute detail: dissected the plan afterward to learn why it had failed.

[Latin dissecāre, dissect-, to cut apart : dis-, dis- + secāre, to cut up; see sek- in Indo-European roots.]

dis·sec′ti·ble adj.
dis·sec′tor n.
References in classic literature ?
I thought I'd start at two," said the young man who was dissecting with Philip.
His partner had started on the minute and was busy dissecting out cutaneous nerves.
Oh, I've done a good deal of dissecting before, animals, you know, for the Pre Sci.
But age is a matter of knowledge rather than of years; and Newson, the active young man who was dissecting with him, was very much at home with his subject.
He compared it with all the noxious experiences he had ever had--the drainage of war hospitals, of slaughter-houses, the refuse of dissecting rooms.
Hyde go in by the old dissecting room, Poole," he said.
1) One of the most unusual and least common infiltrative variant of leiomyoma is Cotyledonoid Dissecting Leiomyoma (CDL) or Sternberg tumour.
sup][1] Here, we report a case with DAA and a dissecting aneurysm, which was successfully performed by stent-assisted coiling.
Specifically, Objective Thought argues that we can gain knowledge of the world by dissecting it into units of analysis (which in scientific research are called variables); by measuring these units; and by establishing links between units using the principle of causality.
A Danish zoo, which sparked a massive online outrage and prompted an international outcry by killing and dissecting a healthy giraffe and telecasting the entire procedure live online recently, has now killed two lions and their two cubs in order to make way for a new male.
PLAINTIFF'S CLAIM The defendants failed to order tests to rule out a dissecting aortic aneurysm and did not include aortic dissection in the differential diagnosis.