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dissect

[də′sekt]
(biology)
To divide, cut, and separate into different parts.
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He took the book, open at a diagram of the dissected part, and looked at what they had to find.
Now Richardson was a student who had long been anxious for that portion of the human subject to dissect. There was no answer, and the murderer resumed: 'Talking of business, you must pay me; your accounts, you see, must tally.'
The body of the unfortunate girl was duly dissected, and no one remarked or appeared to recognise her.
And no matter how much he dissected beauty in search of the principles that underlie beauty and make beauty possible, he was aware, always, of the innermost mystery of beauty to which he did not penetrate and to which no man had ever penetrated.
Lubbock made drawings for me with the camera lucida of the jaws which I had dissected from the workers of the several sizes.
Petersburg and the neighboring villages was dissected, plank by plank, and its foundations dug up and ran- sacked for hidden treasure -- and not by boys, but men -- pretty grave, unromantic men, too, some of them.
This school of Socialism dissected with great acuteness the contradictions in the conditions of modern production.
Batting all-rounder James Neesham on Thursday said it is hard to dissect an experience like that but he would not trade his team for the world.
DeBennette's help, every student is more than prepared to dissect their own frog and gains a greater understanding of human anatomy.
The following year, between work shifts at a coffee company, he began recording Dissect, a podcast that unpacks in incredible detail the artistry, historical and cultural allusions, and symbolism in rap music.
But Breaking Bread is more than talk about "isms." The two dissect fashion, music, film and books including those by Shelby Steele and Shahrazad Ali.
The dissection debate heated up this fall when a Baltimore County honors student refused to dissect a cat as part of her anatomy and physiology class.