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anatomize

(ə-năt′ə-mīz′)
tr.v. anato·mized, anato·mizing, anato·mizes
To dissect (an animal or other organism) to study the structure and relation of the parts.

a·nat′o·mi·za′tion (-mĭ-zā′shən) n.
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The other pieces cover the treatment of Jewish Christians in Cordoba in 1473-74 -- a prelude to the institutional violence of the Cordoban Inquisition; the brutal suppression of the Canudos community in Brazil in 1895 -- a punishment of difference; and the Indonesian massacres of 1965-66 -- John Gittings explains and anatomises them, and suggests Anglo-American encouragement.
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