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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dissecting  \Dis*sect"ing\,  a. 
  1.  Dividing  or  separating  the  parts  of  an  animal  or  vegetable 
  body;  as  a  dissecting  aneurism,  one  which  makes  its  way 
  between  or  within  the  coats  of  an  artery. 
 
  2.  Of  or  pertaining  to  or  received  during,  a  dissection;  as 
  a  dissecting  wound. 
 
  3.  Used  for  or  in  dissecting;  as  a  dissecting  knife;  a 
  dissecting  microscope. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dissect  \Dis*sect"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dissected};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Dissecting}.]  [L.  dissectus  p.  p.  of  dissecare  dis- 
  +  secare  to  cut.  See  {Section}.] 
  1.  (Anat.)  To  divide  into  separate  parts  to  cut  in  pieces; 
  to  separate  and  expose  the  parts  of  as  an  animal  or  a 
  plant,  for  examination  and  to  show  their  structure  and 
  relations;  to  anatomize. 




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