Definition of dissected
1 : cut deeply into fine lobes a dissected leaf
2 : divided into hills and ridges (as by gorges) a dissected plateau
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No presidential relationship has been more dissected than the one between Mr. Trump and Mr. Putin, a dynamic only heightened by the swirl of investigations into whether Mr. Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia to sway the election in his favor.
Drake Guerrero held a dissected pig's heart, role-played a sick patient, and had an emergency medical technician treat him on a gurney at Porter Regional Hospital.
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