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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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It was later discovered that he had suffered a tear in his main artery in the neck - called a carotid artery dissection.
Noah, of Acklam, died on February 17 last year in James Cook University Hospital's neonatal unit, six weeks after being born with brain damage, a carotid artery dissection - a torn neck artery - and a damaged spinal cord, leaving him unable to breathe for himself.
7) For instance, an association between styloid process length and risk of cervical carotid artery dissection has been reported.
For comparison purposes, we recruited a control group of 62 consecutively presenting patients who had been admitted to our Neurology Department with acute severe headache and who had undergone CT angiography based on a suspicion of an aneurysm or a vertebral or carotid artery dissection.
Of occlusion due to carotid artery dissection (CAD), early recanalization is observed in 57–69% of cases.
The annual incidence of carotid artery dissection (CAD) is estimated to be 2.
Spontaneous cervical artery dissection has been classified as vertebral artery dissection or internal carotid artery dissection (3).
1-3) The current case describes the occurrence of a delayed presentation of carotid artery dissection after blunt trauma in a young adult with minimal risk factors, illustrating the need for continued follow-up of BCVI in trauma patients.
The other main concern for a patient presenting with headache and quadriplegia is to rule out any vascular injury, such as vertebral or carotid artery dissection.
Three months ago, I suddenly developed a stroke, as a result of a spontaneous internal carotid artery dissection (ICAD).

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