[dih-sek-shuh n, dahy-]
Origin of dissection
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Examples from the Web for dissection
Why the fascination, dissection, and constant conversation anytime Beyoncé or any female celebrity changes her hair?The Outrage Over Beyonce’s Bettie Page Bangs: Why the Media Must Stop Objectifying Women
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I would go to dissection classes, cut up a human cadaver, and then go home and write about what I had learned and felt.Doctors Can Write More Than Prescriptions: The Best Books by Doctors
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[Laughs] I was guy who was always looking in things in jars and blood on dissection tables.Vampires without Glitter or Girl Problems: Inside Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Strain’
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It premiered on a fall TV slate that was overly primed for think pieces and dissection.Why Whitney Cummings’ Dick Jokes Are Important
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His most “enjoyable” book, Front Row, was a dissection of Vogue high priestess Anna Wintour.Celebrity Hit Man
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But of what good is the love of Nature that consists only in classification and dissection?The Book of Khalid
Dissection of animals was practised at Salerno as early as the eleventh century.The Legacy of Greece
On dissection we found 81 vertebræ, exclusive of the cephalic.
Dissection of a small Cetacean sent to me from Orkney in the month of May 1835.
Morton, I feel as if I had taken part in the dissection of a human soul.The Tyranny of the Dark
Word Origin and History for dissection
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- The act or an instance of dissecting.
- Something that has been dissected, such as a tissue specimen under study.
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