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dissect

[də′sekt]
(biology)
To divide, cut, and separate into different parts.
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And what are we teaching kids - dissect them at school and then what's to stop him from going home and doing it to any other animal?
The air breaks through the superior constrictor pharyngeal muscle and finds its way easily into parapharyngeal neck spaces, where it dissects potential fascial planes of the neck.
Photo: ``Scream 2,'' with Neve Campbell, left, and Courteney Cox, includes an intentionally ludicrous film within a film that dissects the elements of the slasher genre and serves them up in a deliciously grotesque manner.
This heavily researched book carefully dissects the events and aftermath of 9/11 and looks toward the future, as new structures for the site are contemplated.
When not examining Hendrix's "black thing," Tate dissects his music.
And through serpentinely worded, stylized episodes involving crushes, family pets, Pinocchio, and the removal of his tonsils, Morrison dissects a gay identity that always was--even if it wasn't intuited at the time.
A scholarly accounting that dissects the flaws of philosophies that compromise individuals' and society's ability to strategically plan and enact social change, The Postmodern Prince searches for ways to enable societal transformations based upon humanitarian ethics and principles.
An intrductory chapter dissects home heating components and describes the basic equipment that's available to most people.
The June issue of Energy Tribune dissects the energy policies of the country's top five environmentalist groups - Greenpeace, Sierra Club, Environmental Defense, National Audubon Society and the National Resources Defense Council.
Then, he dissects sleep apnea by detailing the symptoms (including snoring) and treatments.