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1. Botany Divided into many deep, narrow segments: dissected leaves.
2. Geology Cut by irregular valleys and hills.
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1. (Botany) botany in the form of narrow lobes or segments: dissected leaves.
2. (Geological Science) geology (of plains) cut by erosion into hills and valleys, esp following tectonic movements
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dis•sect•ed(dɪˈsɛk tɪd, daɪ-)
1. deeply divided into numerous segments, as a leaf.
2. separated, by erosion, into many closely spaced crevices or gorges, as the surface of a plateau.
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|Adj.||1.||dissected - having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib|
compound - composed of more than one part; "compound leaves are composed of several lobes; "compound flower heads"
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