1580s, from Middle French dissection, from Medieval Latin dissectionem (nominative dissectio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin dissecare "cut in pieces," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + secare "to cut" (see section).
1. Researchers need a growing supply of corpses for dissection.
2. A dissection of your argument shows several inconsistencies.
3. The coronary ostia are involved in the dissection.
4. Careful dissection of the eyes usually reveals fibrinopurulent exudate in the anterior chambers.
5. MPR, CPR, VR, SSD, and MIP are useful in evaluating aortic dissection.