Pronunciation: (u-nat'u-mīz"), [key]
—v.t., -mized, -miz•ing.
1. to cut apart (an animal or plant) to show or examine the position, structure, and relation of the parts; display the anatomy of; dissect.
2. to examine in great detail; analyze minutely: The couple anatomized their new neighbor. Also, esp. Brit.,a•nat'o•mise".
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