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

Derived forms: anatomizing, anatomized, anatomizes

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

Encyclopedia: Anatomize