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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 mean number of dissected lymph nodes in patients who underwent axillary dissection was 14.9+-4.6.
A randomized comparison of sentinel-node biopsy with routine axillary dissection in breast cancer.
The procedure comprised left segmental mastectomy, left axillary dissection and right segmental mastectomy for fibroadenoma extraction.
The researchers found that, compared to patients with screening one to 24 months before diagnosis, those with screening 25+ months had increased likelihood of receiving chemotherapy, undergoing mastectomy, and requiring axillary dissection (odds ratios, 1.51, 1.32, and 1.66, respectively).
Conventional MRM with axillary dissection using scalpel, clamp and tie techniques, and electrocautery is frequently associated with complications such as seroma and lymphe-dema7,8.
Quadruple antituberculosis therapy was initiated following the lumpectomy and axillary dissection (isoniazid 300 mg 1*1, rifampicin 600 mg/day, pyrazinamide 2000 mg/day, ethambulol 1500 mg/day).
In patients with N0 clinical nodal status, it is possible to perform SLN dissection instead of axillary dissection, which is a morbid procedure (1).
Lymphedema can occur following axillary dissection performed as part of surgical treatment in breast cancer cases.
Options include medical treatment, photodynamic therapy, laser therapy, Mohs' microsurgery, and simple surgical excision with or without radiotherapy, as well as partial mastectomy with axillary dissection and surgical reconstruction of the breast [15, 16, 18].