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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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Online Dissector is unique because it teaches the dissection of human cadavers and focuses on efficient use of tools and cutting techniques.
Digestor: There was that time we went camping and Fermentor woke up with Dissector gnawing on his--well--that's a story for another time.
National Committee has committed an annual amount towards the indexing and binding of The Dissector from 2006-2016 to ensure copy is readily available for archival and research purposes.
The first edition of The Dissector was mailed, free of charge, to all those who had attended the 1973 seminar.
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The Editorial Committee of The Dissector welcomes articles, reports, book reviews, letters to the editor, exemplars, case study experiences, research papers or projects, perioperative services and quality improvement issues, Study Days or Regional News.
a MINNZ nurse is to be appointed an ex-officio member for The Dissector editorial committee;
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Welcome to the June issue of The Dissector where we focus our attention on the recruitment and retention of nurses across the perioperative spectrum.
By joining the college, MINs will have: professional representation from the largest New Zealand nursing organisation; access to professional development through regional study days; dedicated medical imaging papers at PNC conferences; dedicated pages in The Dissector and a dedicated link on the PNC website.