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dissection Explained

dissection at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


dissection at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1581, introduced by Francis Bacon, from M.Fr. dissection, from M.L. dissectionem, from stem of L. dissecare "cut in pieces," from dis- "apart" + secare "to cut." ///

dissection at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

28 Moby Thesaurus words for "dissection":
analysis, analyzation, anatomizing, anatomy, assay, assaying,
breakdown, breaking down, breaking up, breakup, criticism,
critique, diaeresis, division, docimasy, examination,
gravimetric analysis, inspection, proximate analysis,
quantitative analysis, reduction to elements, resolution, review,
scrutiny, segmentation, semimicroanalysis, separation,

dissection at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Disjunction): disjunction, disconnection, disunity, disunion, disassociation, disengagement, discontinuity, abstraction, isolation, separateness, disjecta membra , dispersion, apportionment, separation, parting, detachment, segregation, divorce, caesura, break, fracture, division, subdivision, rupture, dismemberment, dislocation, severance, scission, rescission, laceration, disruption, section, resection, cleavage, fission, fissure, breach, rent, split, rift, crack, slit, incision, dissection, decomposition.

[N] (Decomposition): decomposition, analysis, dissection, resolution, catalysis, dissolution, corruption, uncleanness, dispersion, disjunction, disintegration.

[N] (Question): inquiry, question, request, search, research, quest, pursuit, examination, review, scrutiny, investigation, inquest, inquisition, exploration, exploitation, analysis, dissection, resolution, induction, study, consideration.

Dissection at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Dissection \Dis*sec"tion\, n. [Cf. F. dissection.]
1. The act of dissecting an animal or plant; as, dissection
of the human body was held sacrilege till the time of
Francis I.

2. Fig.: The act of separating or dividing for the purpose of
critical examination.

3. Anything dissected; especially, some part, or the whole,
of an animal or plant dissected so as to exhibit the
structure; an anatomical so prepared.

{Dissection wound}, a poisoned wound incurred during the
dissection of a dead body.

dissection at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: cutting so as to separate into pieces
2: a minute and critical analysis
3: detailed part-by-part critical analysis or examination as of
a literary work

dissection at English (WD) Of Explained:

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* Inter: IPA » /dɪˈsɛkʃən/|/daɪˈsɛkʃən/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /daI"sEkS@n/
  • Inter: rhymes » ɛkʃən


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • The act of dissecting, or something dissected
    1. A minute and detailed examination or analysis


      Inter: trans-top » the act of dissecting, of cutting a dead body apart

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|дисекция|f|tr=disékcija|sc=Cyrl
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|dissecció|f
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|解剖|tr=jiěpōu|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|pitva|f
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|ruumiinavaus
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|dissection|f
  • German: Inter: t- » de|Präparation|f, Inter: t- » de|Dissektion|f
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|ανατομή|f|tr=anatomí

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|dissezione|f
    • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|解剖|tr=かいぼう, kaibō|sc=Jpan
    • Korean: Inter: t- » ko|해부|tr=haebu|sc=Kore (Inter: t+ » ko|解剖|sc=Kore)
    • Portuguese: Inter: t- » pt|dissecação|f
    • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|диссекция|f|tr=dissékcija|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|рассечение|n|tr=rassečénije|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|разрезание|n|tr=razrezánije|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|препарирование|n|tr=preparírovanije|sc=Cyrl
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|disección|f
    • Welsh: Inter: t+ » cy|dyrannu|m

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » examination
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|анализ|m|tr=análiz|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|разбор|m|tr=razbór|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|изучение|n|tr=izučénije|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|исследование|n|tr=isslédovanije|sc=Cyrl

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|disección|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


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    Inter: fr-noun » f
  • Inter: l » en|dissection

  • Translation: ar » dissection
    Translation: cy » dissection
    Translation: et » dissection
    Translation: el » dissection
    Translation: eo » dissection
    Translation: fr » dissection
    Translation: ko » dissection
    Translation: io » dissection
    Translation: hu » dissection
    Translation: mg » dissection
    Translation: ml » dissection
    Translation: pl » dissection
    Translation: ru » dissection
    Translation: fi » dissection
    Translation: sv » dissection
    Translation: ta » dissection
    Translation: te » dissection
    Translation: vi » dissection
    Translation: zh » dissection