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dissect

[də′sekt]
(biology)
To divide, cut, and separate into different parts.
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laevis tadpoles or goldfish were dissected and frozen in liquid nitrogen and stored at -80[degrees]C until assayed for luciferase activity [relative light units (RLUs)] according to the manufacturer's instructions (Promega, Charbonnieres, France).
34) I would argue that these people were dissected in the first instance qua poor foreigners rather than qua criminals, as is clear from the mid-fifteenth-century statutes of the university of Bologna, which required only that the cadaver belong to a person who came from at least 30 miles away.
When they dissected the rats' brains, Gage's team found changes similar to those that they'd seen in the previous study's mice: The runners had more new neurons and stronger connectivity, which is evidence of learning, than did the rats that didn't have running wheels.
More than bodies are dissected in this novel, as Gerritsen pulls apart the relationships of men and women in the workplace and the minds of both the good guys and the bad.
Thirty-six competitions, the majority for public projects, their submitted images, models and texts, are dissected in detail.
The surgical team dissected blood vessels away from the abdominal muscle and harvested the flaps of skin and fat from the donor twin.
He has meticulously recorded and dissected each of his dreams, and he uses them to introduce advances in dream research.
005-inch-thick Silastic film is needed to prevent readhesion at the tympanic membrane after it is dissected from the promontory.
The dissected structure has a tectonic (and curiously sensuous) complexity that recalls elaborate matchstick models: 35 000 planks each 450mm thick are trussed together with steel wire in modular sections and mounted on a steel frame.
When they dissected her aorta, it was a complete dissection.
The mystery of identifying the source of the world's longest river was solved 100 years ago with the expedition of the Duke of Abruzzi who carried out a complete topographical survey of the snow capped mountains which are dissected by the Equator and reach heights of over 16,500 feet.