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Adjective: dissected  dI'sek-tid or di'sek-tid
  1. Having one or more indentations reaching nearly to the midrib
    - cleft
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

See also: compound

Type of: cut

Encyclopedia: Dissected