dissective

dissective

(dɪˈsɛktɪv)
adj
having the ability to dissect
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Abbas, in many of the stories of this collection, writes about extremely violent and painful subjects employing a single, neutral, narrator, almost devoid of emotions (bringing to my mind Yasunari Kawabata's magnificent, dissective, approach in his Palm of the Hand Stories ); as if it was an elderly voice that has seen it all, the memories now distant, transformed into some kind of contemplated questioning, or wisdom.
I would have liked to observe his long, naked body in my own way, to lay it out someplace, not to handle it in some anatomical or dissective way like a cadaver but to have it available at my leisure, to suspend his will and awareness and subtract a parenthesis of life from him where I could leave my mark, like the stamp on a good prosciutto.
Perhaps where Shama's dissective eye serves him best is when he dons the monocle of observer.
In the laboratory, standard lengths (SL) in mm and total weight (g) of each individual were recorded prior to dissective removal of entire digestive tracts and gonads.
Anatomy Trains Revealed: Early Dissective Evidence, by Tom Myers
Often adept close readings of both obscure and canonical texts reveal a tendency to characterize dissective practices and anatomic conceits as "honorable cannibalism" (49).
A knowledge of the variations of celiac artery has importance in a program of systematization of radiological and surgical anatomy in the most common experimental animals, abdominal arteries have been considered by means of either dissective or angiographic study.
The dissective look in his description of the painting Woman with Gloves in The Book of Evidence (see also above, page 190) can be related to the analysis of the basic constitutive elements in empiricist and rationalist philosophy.
In Blake's satiric vision, the progress of the history of Enlightenment science imaginatively conceived as the reign of its high priest Urizen--a history that began in the late seventeenth century with Newton's radical cosmology--has now devolved into the methods and values of Hunter's horrific medicine and dissective morbid anatomy, both masked as holistic symbols of not only intellectual but spiritual and moral decadence.
Yet a murderously dissective decompounding will yield up only the sum of a formerly greater whole.
Bordwell claimed: "Interpreting (reading) is dissective, free of the text's temporality, and symbolic; it relies upon propositional language" (Narration 30).
As a result, the death of the Acomans is never a mere representation of havoc, but rather a systematic profanation (a dissective description) of corposes: