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dissect

[də′sekt]
(biology)
To divide, cut, and separate into different parts.
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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.
The morning lectures cover the region to be dissected in depth.
Animals were then sacrificed and whole brains dissected for determination of total luciferase activities.
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.
Autopsy Room Four" finds Howard Cottrell lying on the autopsy table, waiting to be dissected.
During Stage 3 the teacher modeled the strategy both orally and visually for students and dissected several words independently and with the class.
It dissected in a sinuous pattern or in the form of nodules into the adjacent myometrium (Figure 3).
This is particularly disturbing coming from an organization that touts: "Ever since editor-in-chief Charlie Peters founded the magazine in 1969, the Monthly has dissected the Beltway establishment to identify what's wrong with Washington and how we can fix it.
But the fight about math education, as dissected in "Math Wars: Old vs.
Thirty-six competitions, the majority for public projects, their submitted images, models and texts, are dissected in detail.