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dis·mem·ber

(dis-mem'bĕr),
1. To amputate an arm or leg.
2. To divide the body (corpus) into parts.

dis·mem·ber

(dis-mem'bĕr)
To amputate an arm or leg.

dismember

(dĭs-mĕm′bĕr)
To remove an extremity or a portion of it.
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Police divers discovered his dismembered arms and legs during a routine training exercise at Rowardennan, Loch Lomond, in January.
An autopsy failed to determine cause of death because the dismembered body was too far decomposed.
THE family of murdered Lucie Blackman last night spoke of their grief as police confirmed that the dismembered remains found in a Japanese cave were hers.
Last night, police had still not established even the sex of the dismembered body, let alone a name or age.
The man wanted in connection with a severed head and dismembered body found strewn across an estate has fled to America, police said last night.
Police also said she had been murdered and dismembered in one location and then moved to Corstorphine Hill for burial.
Summary: A couple are due in court over the murder of a man whose dismembered body parts were scattered across two counties.
A DRUG-ADDLED maniac who stabbed to death a British teenager then stuffed her dismembered body into suitcases was jailed for 21 years yesterday.
When researchers at the University of Texas at Austin recently performed a computerized tomography (CT) scan of an unbroken elephant bird egg, they discovered a tiny, dismembered skeleton.
De Monchaux's bristling constructions of brass, silver, mink fur, leather, velvet, graphite, and chalk evince a consistent interest in the figure, albeit an uncanny and dismembered one.
The dismembered body of Alan Wilson was discovered buried under garden rubbish at a tenement in the west end of Edinburgh.
A policeman's son who led a gang's savage attack on a schoolboy who was then strangled and dismembered was being sentenced today.