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dissect

[də′sekt]
(biology)
To divide, cut, and separate into different parts.
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For example, in dissecting a frog, students will also see layers of information, such as diagrams of the organs, superimposed over the frog--providing greater accuracy and guidance for a lesson.
2-7) Fukunaga and Ushigome (8) described a case of uterine leiomyoma with multinodular dissecting growth in the myometrium and extrauterine extension, but the tumor did not form bulbous processes, and therefore by definition cannot be considered a cotyledonoid leiomyoma.
AHA cited Allie's leadership in a persistent and persuasive campaign at her school to allow students alternatives to dissecting frogs in science laboratories.
For most high school students, dissecting a formaldehyde-soaked frog is an educational rite of passage.
Although Taddeo was probably dissecting cadavers a decade before the postmortem of Azzolino in 1302, the first unambiguous account of such a dissection refers to 1316 and appears in the influential anatomy textbook of his student Mondino de' Liuzzi.
In today's column, we're going to make this three-tiered option play even more tangible by dissecting a theoretical long put ladder on Chinese Internet issue Sohu.
Think of Sartre and Sontag dissecting Us Weekly to schizoid electro beats, and you start to get the picture.
Discussing controversies sparked by these writings, and carefully dissecting issues of their incorporation into Judaic-Christian faith among the course of millennia, The Septuagint As Christian Scripture is an evenhanded, balanced work of insight intended to broading the depth of the reader's understanding of what history, archaeology, and literature have to say about the Septuagint itself.
Buxton provides a foundation for his topic by first defining the general characteristics of a Greek myth and the evidence available for dissecting its meaning and significance within its original contexts.
Using the example of dissecting a frog, a teacher could essentially take a picture of each stage of the process, save the pictures, and then replay them as a presentation for the next class, print them out, or e-mail them.
The scissors allow surgeons to perform multiple tasks of dissecting, cutting, and coagulating tissue with a single instrument.
The authors, using a three-pronged approach, have divided the essays into sections: one exploring the nuances of identity and status; the second examining language attitudes in the classroom; and the last dissecting the significance of language used by teachers during instruction.