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dissected

[dih-sek-tid, dahy-] /dɪˈsɛk tɪd, daɪ-/
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
1625-1635
1625-35; dissect + -ed2
Related forms
undissected, adjective
well-dissected, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for well-dissected

dissected

/dɪˈsɛktɪd; daɪ-/
adjective
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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