Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who dissects; one who practises dissection for the purpose of studying or demonstrating organization and functions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who dissects; an anatomist.

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  • noun One who dissects; an anatomist.

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Examples

  • Having no key in Christ to the unity of Scripture, he becomes a critic of what he is pleased to call its fragments, that is, the dissector of a cadaver.

    A Tour of the Missions Observations and Conclusions

  • News dissector Danny Schechter wrote two books and made the film, WMD (Weapons of Mass Deception) about media coverage of the war in Iraq.

    Danny Schechter: Inside the Secret War Between Wikileaks and the Pentagon

  • A simple dissection would have provided the answer, but "... the small size of the species, not to mention want of instruments and skill in the dissector" forced Lowe to resort to a series of experiments almost all of which involved the keeping of the subject snails in sea or fresh water or outside of water for various periods.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • At the height of his career, Joseph-Guichard Duverney (1648-1730), a professor of anatomy at the Jardin du Roi in Paris and the “chief dissector” of the Paris Academy of Sciences, was famous for his public lectures and especially, dissections, not only of various animals, but also of humans that had sometimes been obtained by bribing the gravediggers.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • There's the tireless dissector of reality TV culture, video artist Gillian Wearing; king of libidinal bodily performance art Matthew Barney; and Tom Burr, an artist with a gift for drawing out the latent sex appeal of art, buildings and fashion.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • News dissector Danny Schechter wrote two books and made the film, WMD (Weapons of Mass Deception) about media coverage of the war in Iraq.

    Danny Schechter: Inside the Secret War Between Wikileaks and the Pentagon

  • News dissector Danny Schechter wrote two books and made the film, WMD (Weapons of Mass Deception) about media coverage of the war in Iraq.

    Danny Schechter: Inside the Secret War Between Wikileaks and the Pentagon

  • News dissector Danny Schechter wrote two books and made the film, WMD (Weapons of Mass Deception) about media coverage of the war in Iraq.

    Danny Schechter: Inside the Secret War Between Wikileaks and the Pentagon

  • News dissector Danny Schechter wrote two books and made the film, WMD (Weapons of Mass Deception) about media coverage of the war in Iraq.

    Danny Schechter: Inside the Secret War Between Wikileaks and the Pentagon

  • From coloured to negro to coloured again: Norris – American theatre's foremost dissector of liberal middle-class hypocrisy – points to the human tendency to burrow into language, to obscure unpleasant truths with names and labels.

    Clybourne Park – review

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