Definition of Dissecting:
- Dividing or separating the parts of an animal or vegetable body; as, a dissecting aneurism, one which makes its way between or within the coats of an artery.
- of Dissect
- Of or pertaining to, or received during, a dissection; as, a dissecting wound.
- Used for or in dissecting; as, a dissecting knife; a dissecting microscope.
- "The Unbearable Bassington", Saki.
Till, therefore, the question of your humanity and right to the protection of our law is decided by those to whom it has been submitted, I will beg you not to venture alone beyond the bounds that afford you security; and to believe that in this request, as in detaining you perforce heretofore, I am acting simply for your own welfare, and not," he added, smiling, " with a view to secure the first opportunity of putting your relation to our race to the tests of the dissecting table and the laboratory."- "Across the Zodiac", Percy Greg.
A worthy priest who came to look at our dissecting- room expressed surprise to me that the students, thus constantly in the presence of relics of mortality, should be able to think of anything but the resurrection and the life hereafter.- "The Eye of Osiris", R. Austin Freeman.