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the separation of a whole into its parts for study

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cutting so as to separate into pieces

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a minute and critical analysis

detailed critical analysis or examination one part at a time (as of a literary work)

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A loss of cutaneous sensation after selective neck dissection is also related to the sacrifice of the sensory cervical root branches.
It is unusual for young men to present with coronary dissection (which typically has a female predominance), suggesting that the amphetamine derivative played a role in the pathophysiology (1).
The prognosis varies, and the dissection can range from being asymptomatic to causing profound neurological deficits and death (3).
11) Dissected lymph nodes should be pathohistologically processed in 8 separate packages resembling the anatomic area of dissection.
Show that it is not possible to make this kind of dissection using six congruent (geometrically identical) pieces.
Thoracic aortic dissection is a condition associated with high morbidity and mortality in which the upper segment of the aorta is torn along the innermost layer of the vessel wall.
After the dissection was identified by coronary angiography, the patient was referred for emergency coronary artery bypass surgery.
Schievink, a neurosurgeon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and an expert on vertebral artery dissection, said Satrom was lucky to have seen astute physicians who zeroed in on the cause of her distress before it resulted in a full-blown stroke.
Subsequent coronary angiography showed dissection of the first obtuse marginal branch of the left circumflex coronary artery (Fig.
chief of cardiothoracic surgery and co-director of the Cardiovascular Institute at Rhode Island, The Miriam and Newport hospitals, said that they focused the study on patients having aortic dissection and found that the odds of dying following this procedure were greatly reduced during the waning full moon, and that length of stay was also reduced during the full moon.
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is defined as the haemorrhagic separation of the coronary artery media, with the creation of a false lumen, in the absence of precipitating factors (1).
Following on the heels of the University Grants Commission (UGC) announcement, requiring schools and colleges in India to phase out animal dissection in favour of computer simulations, PETA India (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has offered to sponsor virtual frog dissection software for science laboratories that are ready to start replacing dissection with a more humane, digital alternative.
Most people have heard of aortic aneurysms, but aortic dissection may be a term that's not as familiar, although every bit as dangerous.
Young Scientists Squid Dissection" is an introductory-level dissection kit designed for use by one or two students.