Translation of anatomize in Spanish:

anatomize

Pronunciation: /əˈnætəmaɪz/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [Biology/Biología] [animal/plant] disecar*, hacer* la disección de
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    • They were not like Da Vinci, who would anatomize corpses to learn about the conformation of the human body.
    • He also uses anatomising skill to get under the skin of these shifty doctors.
    • Torn, we are told, was so obsessed by anatomical study that he stashed anatomized body parts under his bed, an unhealthy practice that contributed to his early death.
    1.2 [society/institution] [formal] analizar* minuciosamente or detenidamente
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    • There was no leader whose speech could be dissected, no party whose splits could be anatomised, no single manifesto whose implications could be discussed.
    • A New Shirt, a novel, and the story collections The Mourning Thief, Lebanon Lodge, and A Link with the River show Hogan anatomizing his own fictional world of the western midlands.
    • In anatomizing character, the Victorians' leading fear ‘was not moral relativism but weakness of will.’

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