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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.
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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]
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dissection

Surgical separation of tissues.
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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
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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
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dissection

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

dissection

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

[dɪˈsɛkʃən daɪˈsɛkʃən] n
(lit) [animal, corpse] → dissection f
(fig) [theory, situation, issue] → dissection f; [account, book, report, article] → épluchage m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

dissection

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

[dɪˈsɛkʃn] n (see vb) → dissezione f, svisceramento
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

dissect

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

n. disección.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

dissection

n disección f; aortic — disección aórtica or de aorta; lymph node — disección ganglionar, (complete) vaciamiento ganglionar
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