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Term Definition
bisect (verb) to cut into two pieces
dissect (verb) to cut apart for the purpose of investigation
insect (noun) a class of small arthropod animals that has three separate sections to their bodies: head, thorax, abdomen
intersection (noun) the point at which two lines or roads meet and cut across each other
section (noun) a separate part of something
sectional (noun) a couch that is made up of separate pieces
sector (noun) a separate part of a society, group, or area
transect (verb) to cut across something
trisect (verb) to cut into three separate pieces
vivisection (noun) surgery on living animals; medical research that involves cutting into living animals to study organs, tissue, or diseases.

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