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Bridge the gap with closed minds though careful dissection of ideas and solid presentation of fact.
Maximillian Degenerez

Meaning of "dissection" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DISSECTION

dissection  [dɪˈsekʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DISSECTION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dissection is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DISSECTION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

dissection

Dissection

Dissection is the process of disassembling and observing something to determine its internal structure and as an aid to discerning the functions and relationships of its components. The term is most often used concerning the dissection of plants, animals or humans. Human dissection is commonly practiced in the teaching of anatomy for students of medicine, while students of biology often engage in dissections of animals, but also of plants. Dissection is a medical practice utilized in pathology and forensic medicine during autopsy. Vivisection is related to dissection, but is done on living specimens.

Definition of dissection in the English dictionary

The definition of dissection in the dictionary is the act of cutting open and examining the structure of a dead animal or plant. Other definition of dissection is a critical and minute examination.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DISSECTION


action
ˈækʃən
annexion
əˈnekʃən
attraction
əˈtrækʃən
auction
ˈɔːkʃən
collection
kəˈlɛkʃən
cross-section
ˈkrɒsˌsekʃən
deselection
ˌdiːsɪˈlekʃən
disinfection
ˌdɪsɪnˈfekʃən
genuflection
ˌdʒenjʊˈflekʃən
inflexion
ɪnˈflekʃən
insection
ɪnˈsekʃən
microdissection
ˈmaɪkrəʊdɪˈsekʃən
overcorrection
ˌəʊvəkəˈrekʃən
preselection
ˌpriːsɪˈlekʃən
reconnection
ˌriːkəˈnekʃən
reinfection
ˌriːɪnˈfekʃən
reinjection
ˌriːɪnˈdʒekʃən
rejection
rɪˈdʒekʃən
subcollection
ˌsʌbkəˈlekʃən
transection
trænˈsekʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DISSECTION

disseat
dissect
dissected
dissectible
dissective
dissector
disseise
disseisee
disseisin
disseisor
disseize
disseizee
disseizin
disseizor
disselboom
dissemblance
dissemble
dissembler
dissembling
dissemblingly

WORDS THAT END LIKE DISSECTION

accreditation
construction
correction
course of action
detection
direction
election
fiction
function
inspection
instruction
interaction
introduction
out of action
production
protection
reaction
satisfaction
section
selection
transaction

Synonyms and antonyms of dissection in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DISSECTION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «dissection» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of dissection

Translation of «dissection» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DISSECTION

Find out the translation of dissection to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dissection from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dissection» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

解剖
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

disección
570 millions of speakers

English

dissection
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विच्छेदन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تشريح
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

рассечение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dissecção
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ব্যবচ্ছেদ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dissection
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

pembedahan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Präparation
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

解剖
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

해부
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dissection
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giải phẩu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வெட்டிச்சோதித்தல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विच्छेदन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

teşrih
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dissezione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rozwarstwienie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розсічення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

disecție
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανατομή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

disseksie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dissektion
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

disseksjon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dissection

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DISSECTION»

The term «dissection» is quite widely used and occupies the 29.899 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DISSECTION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dissection

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6 QUOTES WITH «DISSECTION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word dissection.
1
Jill Abramson
As someone who has spent a lot of her career as an investigative reporter, I'll confess that a frustration of mine has always been that so much investigative journalism involves a dissection of events in the past.
2
Jennifer Armintrout
Social media reactions to celebrity death have taken on a predictable pattern: an outpouring of shock with expressions of grief, followed by a ghoulish need to know all the details, to see the scene of the death and the family in mourning. Then a post-mortem dissection of all the perceived flaws the celebrity had.
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Maximillian Degenerez
Bridge the gap with closed minds though careful dissection of ideas and solid presentation of fact.
4
Bibhu Mohapatra
My engineer dad is where my technical acumen comes from. I remember him taking me to the factories to see how what works. Often he used to open up his motorbike to fix things and I saw how the wheels worked. His car used to be open for dissection very regularly. All this taught me and inspired me to look beyond what I could see on the skin.
5
Kevin Patterson
Storms are sex. They exist alongside and are indifferent to words and description and dissection.
6
Frederik Pohl
The science fiction method is dissection and reconstruction.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DISSECTION»

Discover the use of dissection in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dissection and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Dissection: photographs of a rite of passage in American ...
Collects vivid historical photographs of medical students engaged in dissection-related studies as performed between the mid-nineteenth and the mid-twentieth centuries, in a volume that offers insight into both period dissection practices ...
John Harley Warner, James M. Edmonson, 2009
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Death, Dissection and the Destitute
"Death, Dissection and the Destitute" reveals why fear of the pauper funeral so afflicted the nineteenth-century poor. Ruth Richardson's book opens rich prospects in history and the history of science.
Ruth Richardson, 2000
3
The Dissection of Vertebrates: A Laboratory Manual
The result of this exceptional work offers the most comprehensive treatment than has ever before been available. * Received the Award of Excellence in an Illustrated Medical Book from the Association of Medical Illustrators * Expertly ...
Gerardo De Iuliis, Gerald DeIuliis, Dino Pulera, 2006
4
Functional and Selective Neck Dissection
For all surgeons who manage patients with head and neck cancer, this information-packed book offers both a new approach and a new philosophy of treatment-one that rejects radical procedures except in advanced disease and focuses on a ...
Javier Gavilan, Lawrence W. De Santo, 2011
5
Temporal Bone Dissection Guide
Temporal Bone Dissection Guide elucidates the key concepts of otologic surgery in a user-friendly manner that is refreshingly accessible to beginning surgeons.
Howard W. Francis, John K. Niparko, 2011
6
Endoscopic Sinonasal Dissection Guide
Features 122 detailed surgical illustrations with easy-to-read labels guide the reader through basic and advanced endoscopic procedures Includes online access to videos that demonstrate dissection techniques, as well as a typical complex ...
Roy R. Casiano, 2011
7
Why Dissection?: Animal Use in Education
Discusses the reasons for animal dissection in secondary education, student and teacher attitudes toward the practice, and possible alternatives.
Lynette A. Hart, Mary W. Wood, Benjamin L. Hart, 2008
8
Java by Dissection
Second Edition. Introduction to programming using Java.
Charlie McDowell, Ira Pohl, 2006
9
Laryngeal Dissection and Surgery Guide
Key Features: Guidance on performing endoscopic and open procedures including phonosurgery, arytenoidectomy, laryngectomy, and thyroplasty High quality, detailed photos and illustrations accompany the text, clarifying each surgical step Key ...
Seth H. Dailey, Sunil P Verma, 2013
10
Surgical Pathology Dissection: An Illustrated Guide
Updated and revised, this second edition includes four new chapters and expanded discussions on: - Preparation of Tissues for Molecular Analysis - Craniofacial Bones - Heart - Transplantation Specimens - The Sentinel Lymph Node Revisions ...
Ralph H. Hruban, Timothy H. Phelps, Christina Isacson, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DISSECTION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dissection is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Spurs Are Going To Be Really Good — Like, Golden State …
While San Antonio may not shatter any records, its surgical dissection of the free-agent market has left it with arguably the best team in ... «FiveThirtyEight, Jul 15»
2
Bad Education: Spellbinding film offers up a look inside a Ukrainian …
... Tribe uses nonprofessional actors, extended takes, and an almost clinical dissection of already-outcast youth further crushed – yet surviving, ... «Austin Chronicle, Jul 15»
3
Woman found competent for trial in corpse-slashing case
She also is charged with two misdemeanors of unauthorized dissection and disturbing or interrupting a funeral. Chad Greer, Sims' attorney, ... «Santa Cruz Sentinel, Jul 15»
4
Protistology: How to build a microbial eye
Dissection of the subcellular eye of microorganisms called warnowiid dinoflagellates reveals that this structure is composed of elements of two ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
5
Tattoo Ink or Cancer Cells?
After undergoing a hysterectomy (removal of the uterus), salpingectomy (removal of the Fallopian tube) AND dissection of your lymph nodes, ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
6
Woman charged with slashing face, breasts of corpse found …
... larceny, concealing stolen property and first-degree burglary -- and two misdemeanors -- unauthorized dissection and disturbing a funeral. «kjrh.com, Jul 15»
7
Stunning new details about deadly gator attack in Orange
"The worst ones that I get are the ones that have been fed," said Harlen Hatcher who performed the dissection of the nearly 11-and-a-half-foot ... «KTRK-TV, Jul 15»
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Koji Kondo's Super Mario Bros. Soundtrack (33 1/3) by Andrew …
Aside from a fascinating dissection of the four major game themes, Schartmann also explores the sounds that make up the game effects, like ... «Consequence of Sound, Jul 15»
9
The gaffe from Nicola Sturgeon that everyone missed
... and describing me, scanning a three-dimensional sound picture of the me-ness of me back to its head, performing its own aural dissection.'. «Spectator.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Latest: Leica Microsystems Launches Laser Microdissection …
The Leica LMD6 and Leica LMD7 laser microdissection systems enable dissection of a wide variety of biological samples. Specimens ranging ... «SelectScience.net, Jul 15»

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