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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Cutting so as to separate into pieces; Detailed critical analysis or examination one part at a time (as of a literary work); A minute and critical analysis.

Usage examples (35)
  • Traditionally, this is studied by medical students by dissection of a human cadaver.
  • But name calling and quote dissection is not acceptable.
  • Though not interested in dissection and content to bring the curiosity to me, she was not at all satisfied that I opted to release it.
  • "It turned out he had a carotid dissection, which is unusual." for more
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