UnivSource.com - Your Most Comprehensive Source for Information on Universities
  Web UnivSource.com

You're Here : UnivSource Home > Vocabulary Builder (Beta Version)

The current version of the vocabulary builder covers over 2720 words & is useful for students preparing for academic English examinations such as SAT, GRE, GMAT, etc. Now you can also listen to the pronunciation of words. - Refer a Friend.

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

dissection (noun) cutting up (for analysis/close examination).

The cutting up of a dead body of a person, an animal, an insect, etc., into parts for scientific study, is dissection. Cutting up something into small parts for a close study of each part is to dissect it. To divide something into smaller parts is to dissect it. The dissection of the area into too small parts by the lagoons makes them unsuitable for human living.

  • Dissections are quite common in zoology labs, but there are conscientious objectors who are against cutting up organisms, dead or alive. Such students are exempted from dissections.
  • The report has been subject to dissection, each paragraph studied in detail, before it was accepted.
Useful Links
Download Our iPhone App
Download Our Android App
Earn Your Degree Online
Earn Your Art & Design Degree Online
Earn Your Business Degree Online
Earn Your Culinary Degree Online
Earn Your Education Degree Online
Earn Your Health Care Degree Online
Earn Your Law & Justice Degree Online
Earn Your Psychology Degree Online
Earn Your Technicians Degree Online
Earn Your Technology Degree Online
US Universities by Name
US Universities by Program
US Universities by State
Canadian Universities by Name
Canadian Universities by Region

Last Modified : 11-May 2009
Best viewed with 1024 x 768 resolution & Microsoft Internet Explorer