dissected

[ dih-sek-tid, dahy- ]
/ dɪˈsɛk tɪd, daɪ- /

adjective

Botany. deeply divided into numerous segments, as a leaf.
Physical Geography. separated, by erosion, into many closely spaced crevices or gorges, as the surface of a plateau.

Nearby words

  1. dissatisfied,
  2. dissatisfy,
  3. dissave,
  4. disseat,
  5. dissect,
  6. dissecting aneurysm,
  7. dissecting cellulitis,
  8. dissection,
  9. dissection tubercle,
  10. disseise

Origin of dissected

First recorded in 1625–35; dissect + -ed2

Related formsun·dis·sect·ed, adjectivewell-dis·sect·ed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for undissected

dissected

/ (dɪˈsɛktɪd, daɪ-) /

adjective

botany in the form of narrow lobes or segmentsdissected leaves
geology (of plains) cut by erosion into hills and valleys, esp following tectonic movements
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