What is dissection?

  • (noun): A minute and critical analysis.
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Dissection

Dissection (also called anatomization) 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.

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Rodent Inner Ear Dissection
... The goal of rodent inner ear dissection is to isolate tissues for study ... This dissection may take anywhere from 10 to 60 minutes, depending on skill level ...
Cervical Artery Dissection
... Cervical artery dissection is dissection of any of the arteries in the neck (cervix) Carotid artery dissection Vertebral artery dissection ...
Prosection
... A prosection is the dissection of a cadaver (human or animal) or part of a cadaver by an experienced anatomist in order to demonstrate for students anatomic structure ... In a dissection, students learn by doing in a prosection, students learn by either observing a dissection being performed by an experienced anatomist or examining a specimen that has already been dissected by an ...
Science And Inventions Of Leonardo Da Vinci - Natural Science - Human Anatomy - Dissection
... Among the detailed images that Leonardo drew are many studies of the human skeleton ... He was the first to describe the double S form of the backbone ...
Dissection - Additional Images
... Dissection of fetal heart Dissection of spinal cord. ...

More definitions of "dissection":

  • (noun): Cutting so as to separate into pieces.
  • (noun): Detailed part-by-part critical analysis or examination as of a literary work.

Famous quotes containing the word dissection:

    The aggregate of all knowledge has not yet become culture in us. Rather it would seem as if, with the progressive scientific penetration and dissection of reality, the foundations of our thinking grow ever more precarious and unstable.
    Johan Huizinga (1872–1945)