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dissection

[ dih-sek-shuhn, dahy- ]
/ dɪˈsɛk ʃən, daɪ- /
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noun
the act of dissecting.
something that has been dissected.
a detailed, part-by-part analysis.
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Origin of dissection

1575–85; <Latin dissectiōn- (stem of dissectiō), equivalent to dissect- (see dissect) + -iōn--ion

OTHER WORDS FROM dissection

re·dis·sec·tion, nounself-dis·sec·tion, noun
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