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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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Sharp dissection with hook electrocautery was used to separate the gallbladder from liver bed, and blunt dissection with dissector was used to skeletonize the cystic artery and bile duct within Calot's triangle.
Post-tonsillectomy pain: A prospective, randomised and double-blinded study to compare an ultrasonically activated scalpel technique with the blunt dissection technique.
We suck out all the bile at the first instance to avoid the biliary soiling of peritoneum, we keep the collection pouch inside right from the very beginning to cater for any loose gallstones and we introduce the gauze piece in operative field very early as it takes care of excessive ooze by absorbing it and helps in blunt dissection in obliterated planes.
AlKayat-Brahmley incision (Figure 3) was given, blunt dissection was done to identify trunk and branches of facial nerve, the fascia, along with the facial nerve, was retracted and the exposure of the articular eminence of the TMJ was done.
Blunt dissection was carefully performed with a vascular tunneler from the incision superiorly to the suprasternal fossa [Figure 1], area A] in trajectory lines and laterally to the medial border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
To surgically excise the mass, a cutaneous incision was made medially in the fold of the left upper eyelid and the mass was exposed by blunt dissection through the orbicular muscle and septum.
Once the peritoneal covering is dissected off the cystic triangle, the cystic duct and artery are identified and dissected individually using blunt dissection.
The mass was excised with blunt dissection and cauterization was done with potassium permanganate.
Nerve-sparing procedures were conducted using athermal technique by blunt dissection with round-tip scissors and performed in an interfascial plane, as opposed to an intrafascial one.
The center-pivot provides consistent pressure along the entire length of the jaw for reliable vessel sealing and also allows for a maximized opening jaw opening force, important for blunt dissection.
Blunt dissection by endoscopic hemostatic forceps is recommended between the cyst and subclavian arterty, and take care of recurrent laryngeal nerve.