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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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In his first chapter, anatomizing mostly Hamlet's speech, Gross points to the prince's guardedness of inner self against wild, name-wounding rumor, a damaging wind that transforms truth to unmerited "censure" (to use Hamlet's word).
Just as Ishmael realizes that an impenetrable gulf exists between exterior whale-skull and internal whale brain, he also realizes, as does the reader, that the quest to know the body by anatomizing it can only lead to dissolution.
This involves not only emphasizing in general the religious element in the anatomical project, but also establishing a set of one-to-one "homologies," argued with varying degrees of conviction, between "important moments of new anatomizing .
This involves paying little attention to quarterly earnings, but anatomizing cash flow statements and conducting "channel checks" on its portfolio companies - in layman's language, this means calling vendors and customers to gauge the climate of product demand, and comparing that with what the cash flow analysis is saying.