名词:dissector 形容词:dissectible 动词过去式:dissected 过去分词:dissected 现在分词:dissecting 第三人称单数:dissects
1 cut up (a dead body, a plant, etc) in order to study its structure 解剖（动植物等）.
2 (fig 比喻) examine (a theory, an event, etc) in great detail 剖析（理论、事件等）
*Commentators are still dissecting the election results. 评论家仍在剖析此次选举的结果.
* The film has been minutely dissected by the critics. 影评家对这部影片作了详细的分析.
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: Latin;Origin: dissectus, from secare 'to cut']
to cut up the body of a dead animal or person in order to study it
to examine something carefully in order to understand it
books in which the lives of famous people are dissected
to divide an area of land into several smaller pieces
fields dissected by small streams
1. A surgeon in Brussels called Andreas Vesalius and a French surgeon called Ambroise Pare both studied anatomy in the 16th century; but in order to get bodies to dissect they had to steal them by night from gallows or graves. 布鲁塞尔的一位叫韦萨里斯的外科医生和法国的一位外科医生帕雷都于16世纪研究了解剖学；但为了得到解剖用的尸体，他们不得不深更半夜到绞架台或墓地偷尸。
2. In spite of this some brave scientists did dissect bodies. 尽管如此，一些勇敢的科学家仍坚持解剖人体。