Dissect

Definition of Dissect

Dis`sect´
v. t.1.(Anat.) To divide into separate parts; to cut in pieces; to separate and expose the parts of, as an animal or a plant, for examination and to show their structure and relations; to anatomize.
[imp. & p. p. Dissected; p. pr. & vb. n. Dissecting.]
2.To analyze, for the purposes of science or criticism; to divide and examine minutely.
This paragraph . . . I have dissected for a sample.
- Atterbury.

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analyze, anatomize, assay, break down, break up, carve, cleave, decompose, dichotomize, disjoin, disjoint, dissever, divide, part, penetrate, pierce, probe, reduce, reduce to elements, resolve, segment, separate, sever, slice, split, subdivide, sunder
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