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dis·sec·tor

(dis-ek'tŏr), Avoid the mispronunciation dī'sek-tĕr.
1. One who dissects.
2. A written guide for dissection.
3. Instrument for dissecting.

dissector

Surgery A surgical instrument used to separate one tissue or tissue plane from another. See Endoscopy.

dis·sec·tor

(di-sek'tŏr)
1. One who dissects.
2. A written guide for dissection.
3. Instrument for dissecting.
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