dissected dissected  /daɪ ˈsɛk təd/


  • (adj) having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib


  1. As the world's leading romance writer, she has inspected, dissected, deconstructed, explored, explained and extolled the passions of the human heart since 1981.
  2. Its afterpart stands clear and showing its skin, like a dissected whale, but its forward part is enclosed in a big tank of water.
  3. Appropriately, his body was publicly dissected at Edinburgh Medical College, where his skeleton, death mask and items made from his tanned skin remain on display to this day.


  1. Dissection camp is a cut above the rest

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Peyton Hughes had never dissected a specimen in his life. That changed for the rising sixth-grader at Ashland Elementary in Ashland, Ky., when he picked up a scalpel Monday and sliced open an earthworm and starfish. &qu...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Charleston Daily Mail

  2. Tim Tebow Signs With New England Patriots

    "Tim Tebow Signs With New England Patriots" might be the most unlikely sentence you thought you'd read today. That's right. The much-maligned, dissected, yelled about, tweeted about, most hated and loved QB in the NFL is going from the New York Jets to the rival New England Patriots, according to ESPN's Ed Werder. It's a stunning turn of events for a guy considered not good enough for even the ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Vibe Magazine

  3. Huge shark caught by angler off CA wasn't pregnant

    Scientists who dissected the huge mako shark caught off the Southern California coast have found that the female shark had gallons of sea water and a seal or sea lion in her stomach.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Channel 8 San Diego


  1. "The impact is opening up the whole idea that behavior can be dissected by manipulation, studying the genes," Benzer told The Associated Press last year. "It's an entire cycle. Every step of the way is under genetic control."
    on Dec 1, 2007 By: Seymour Benzer Source: Washington Post

  2. "It was strange - they were in our huddle a little bit," said running back Tiki Barber, who was held to a season-low 41 yards. "They kind of had us dissected and figured out and we couldn't get anything going consistently."
    on Jan 8, 2006 By: Tiki Barber Source: USA Today

  3. "I'm upset at the discrepancies of the calls," T'Wolves head coach Randy Wittman said. "We just dissected the last play and they gave them the ball and I don't know how."
    on Mar 31, 2006 By: Randy Wittman Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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