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Verb: anatomise  u'na-tu,mIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: anatomize)
  1. Dissect in order to analyse
    "anatomise the bodies of the victims of this strange disease";
    - anatomize
     
  2. Analyse down to the smallest detail
    "This writer anatomised the depth of human behaviour";
    - anatomize

Derived forms: anatomising, anatomises, anatomised

Type of: analyse [Brit, Cdn], analyze [N. Amer], canvas, canvass, dissect, examine, study