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anatomy

"cutting apart" or dissection of a body or organism to determine the location, structure and interrelationships of its parts; science of structure; morphology

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conciseness

brevity and compactness in expression resulting from the avoidance of needless words and unnecessary detail

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dissect

cut apart piece by piece for study; analyze closely

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excise

remove by cutting out

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fratricidal

of or relating to fratricide (act of killing one's brother, sister, or fellow countryman)

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homicidal

having a tendency toward homicide; murderous

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incisive

sharp; keen; penetrating

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intersect

cut across each other; cross

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recession

act of rescinding ("cutting back"); cancellation, annulment

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tome

one volume, or "cut, of a word of two or more volumes; any heavy, large, or scholarly book