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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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In our case 3, only the trans-cervical approach was undertaken because only the upper mediastinum was affected, and there was no fluid during blunt dissection in the upper mediastinum.
Additionally, the atraumatic curved tip can be used for blunt dissection and to manipulate tissues while positioning the reload before firing.
Over the past number of years, however, on six separate occasions following blunt dissection, I was unable to pull out the tunnelled, cuffed internal jugular (IJ) catheter.
A skin incision was made beneath the chin, followed by blunt dissection upwards with artery forceps into the oral cavity beneath the tongue.
Some objects require blunt dissection with a forceps.
The unit employs an open technique with blunt dissection of the muscles and pleura (without trocar) for inserting ICDs.
During surgery, grayish necrotic fascia, extensive subcutaneous tissue necrosis, loss of resistance of the normally adherent superficial fascia to blunt dissection, and foul-smelling "dishwater" pus were noted.
Blunt dissection to open tissue planes that are both superficial and deep to the implants has solved this problem.
Using the third tracheal ring as a landmark located 0.3 cm from the lateral surface of the tracheal ring, the surgeon employed a careful blunt dissection to expose the RLN through the layers of the fibers [Figure 1].{Figure 1}
Sharp dissection with hook electrocautery was used to separate the gallbladder from liver bed, and blunt dissection with dissector was used to skeletonize the cystic artery and bile duct within Calot's triangle.
The muscular layer was separated by blunt dissection with the help of scissors to expose the hydatid cyst.
We suck out all the bile at the first instance to avoid the biliary soiling of peritoneum, we keep the collection pouch inside right from the very beginning to cater for any loose gallstones and we introduce the gauze piece in operative field very early as it takes care of excessive ooze by absorbing it and helps in blunt dissection in obliterated planes.
The rectal wall was then meticulously dissected using dilator to guide the direction and plane from the posterior vaginal wall anteriorly with sharp and blunt dissection. Mobilization of the rectal pouch was continued laterally and posteriorly until it was free from attachments and reached the new anal site without tension.
A subcutaneous pocket, approximately 6 cm in diameter, was created by blunt dissection, and a tunnel was created between the 2 incisions (Fig 2).
Following the outer edge of the rectus anterior, the tumor was located below this muscle and both muscle and tumor were separated by blunt dissection with the finger until the distal insertion of the vastus lateralis (Figure 5).