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    dissect = to cut open something, especially a dead body or a plant, and study its structure.

    What does `cut open' mean in this sentence?

    Please explain it.

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    Hi, Gary,
    What does cut open mean in this sentence?
    Cut open means make a cut to see what's inside doing it in a way that would not result in dividing the thing you are cutting into two pieces.
    When you cut bread, you get pieces of bread. When you cut open a frog, you still have it whole, but with a hole.

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