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dissect

[də′sekt]
(biology)
To divide, cut, and separate into different parts.
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(She dissected everything, she remembered parts of the movie, 'Edward it's like this, I felt that was your first day right?' And she was right.)
An unprecedented public outrage ensued after the giraffe was put down with a bolt gun, before little children were allowed to watch his body being chopped, dissected and fed to the lions.
We first dissected 35 persimmon fruits to determine the average number of seeds per fruit (mean [+ or -] SE = 2.68 [+ or -] 0.34), a necessary calculation for the experimental design.
The morning lectures cover the region to be dissected in depth.
In the front gallery was Burden's quaintly hand-painted The Deluxe Photo Book 1971-73 surrounded by its dissected contents--photographs and pithy texts--taxonomically and chronologically displayed on the adjacent walls.
The posterior portion of the hyoid bone was dissected along with its overlying periosteum.
After a six-week design charette during which each of the firms studied, dissected and resurrected the town house form, the developers awarded the commission to Rogers Marvel Architects.
In Ligasure diathermy, hemorrhoidal tissue is coagulated with the bipolar Ligasure and is then divided with scissors until the entire hemorrhoid is dissected.
Explains Carr: "One lesson on the parts of a flower required that the flower be dissected and examined.
These developments--the capitalization regulations, tax shelter initiatives, the new limited issue focused examination procedure, and the SEC's proposed auditor independence rules--will all be dissected during the conference."
Both have plans that are dissected into rib skeletons so that they have a large surface area to volume ratio.
During Stage 3 the teacher modeled the strategy both orally and visually for students and dissected several words independently and with the class.