dis·sect / diˈsekt; dī-/ • v. [tr.] (often be dissected) methodically cut up (a body, part, or plant) in order to study its internal parts. ∎ analyze (something) in minute detail: novels that dissect our obsession with cities and urban angst. DERIVATIVES: dis·sec·tion / -ˈsekshən/ n. dis·sec·tor / -tər/ n.
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