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Verb: dissect  dI'sekt or di'sekt
  1. Cut open or cut apart
    "dissect the bodies for analysis"
     
  2. Make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features
    "dissect today's financial market";
    - analyze [N. Amer], analyse [Brit, Cdn], break down, take apart

Derived forms: dissected, dissecting, dissects

Type of: cut

Encyclopedia: Dissect