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dissected

[dih-sek-tid, dahy-]
adjective
1.
Botany. deeply divided into numerous segments, as a leaf.
2.
Physical Geography. separated, by erosion, into many closely spaced crevices or gorges, as the surface of a plateau.

Origin:
1625–35; dissect + -ed2

undissected, adjective
well-dissected, adjective
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dissected (dɪˈsɛktɪd, daɪ-)
 
adj
1.  botany in the form of narrow lobes or segments: dissected leaves
2.  geology (of plains) cut by erosion into hills and valleys, esp following tectonic movements

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dissect
c.1600, from L. dissect-, pp. stem of dissecare (see dissection). Related: Dissected; dissecting.
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dissect dis·sect (dĭ-sěkt', dī-, dī'sěkt')
v. dis·sect·ed, dis·sect·ing, dis·sects

  1. To cut apart or separate tissue, especially for anatomical study.

  2. In surgery, to separate different anatomical structures along natural lines by dividing the connective tissue framework.

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dissect   (dĭ-sěkt', dī'sěkt')  Pronunciation Key 
  1. To cut apart or separate body tissues or organs, especially for anatomical study.

  2. In surgery, to separate different anatomical structures along natural lines by dividing the connective tissue framework.


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