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dɪˈsɛk tɪd, daɪ-dis·sect·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cleft, dissectedadjective

    having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib


  1. dissected

    Dissection (from Latin dissecare "to cut to pieces"; also called anatomization) is the dismembering of the body of a deceased animal or plant to study its anatomical structure. Autopsy is used in pathology and forensic medicine to determine the cause of death in humans. Less extensive dissection of plants and smaller animals preserved in a formaldehyde solution is typically carried out or demonstrated in biology and natural science classes in middle school and high school, while extensive dissections of cadavers of adults and children, both fresh and preserved are carried out by medical students in medical schools as a part of the teaching in subjects such as anatomy, pathology and forensic medicine. Consequently, dissection is typically conducted in a morgue or in an anatomy lab. Dissection has been used for centuries to explore anatomy. Objections to the use of cadavers have led to the use of alternatives including virtual dissection of computer models.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dissected

    of Dissect

  2. Dissectedadjective

    cut into several parts; divided into sections; as, a dissected map

  3. Dissectedadjective

    cut deeply into many lobes or divisions; as, a dissected leaf

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dissected in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dissected in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of dissected in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    Every piece of my personal life, financial life, business life and public life has been turned upside down and dissected like no one in the history of our country.

  2. Honore' de Balzac:

    No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.

  3. Paul Roth:

    We had a faculty member, who in fact, obtained some tissue and, during one of these summer workshops dissected, I think one or two fetal brains.

  4. Vin Weber:

    I like what Bush did on the border, he didn’t call him names, but he dissected his immigration policy pretty well. That’s got to be the approach.

  5. Francis Ford Coppola:

    I dissected that book very carefully and left out many of the pages.

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