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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·sec·tion /dɪˈsɛkʃən; &dɪvɪdɛ;daɪˈsɛk, &dɪvɪdɛ;ˈdaɪˌ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 dis·sec·tion /dɪsˈɛkʃən; daɪˈsɛk, ˈdaɪˌ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·sec·tion n.
 1. The act of dissecting an animal or plant; as, dissection of the human body was held sacrilege till the time of Francis I.
 2. Fig.: The act of separating or dividing for the purpose of critical examination.
 3. Anything dissected; especially, some part, or the whole, of an animal or plant dissected so as to exhibit the structure; an anatomical so prepared.
 Dissection wound, a poisoned wound incurred during the dissection of a dead body.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: cutting so as to separate into pieces
      2: a minute and critical analysis
      3: detailed part-by-part critical analysis or examination as of
         a literary work