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to dissect
/daɪˈsɛkt/
verb
to carefully cut apart the body or one of its parts to display internal structures for scientific examination or instruction
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dissection
/ˈdaɪsɛkʃən/, /daɪˈsɛkʃən/
noun
the act of cutting apart or separation of tissues, organs, etc. during anatomical study or investigation
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epicycle
/ˈɛpɪsˌaɪkəl/
noun
(astronomy) a secondary circular orbit embedded within a primary circular orbit
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epicycloid
/ˈɛpɪsˌaɪklɔɪd/
noun
a curve created by tracing the path of a point on a small rolling circle as it revolves around the edge of a larger circle
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to contuse
/kəntˈuːs/
verb
to cause a bruise or injury to the body, typically by blunt force or impact
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contusion
/kənˈtuʒən/
noun
an injury that leaves a bruise and causes extreme pain but doesn't break the skin tissue
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to superintend
/sˈuːpɚɹɪntˌɛnd/
verb
to oversee or manage a process or operation, especially in an administrative or executive role
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superlative
/sʊˈpɝɫətɪv/
adjective
of the highest or best kind possible within a field or industry
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supernumerary
/sˌuːpɚnˈuːmɚɹˌɛɹi/
adjective
over and above what is required or expected
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to supersede
/ˌsupɝˈsid/
verb
to take something or someone's position or place, particularly due to being more effective or up to date
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to supervene
/sˈuːpɚvˌiːn/
verb
to occur as an additional or unexpected development
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to accord
/əˈkɔɹd/
verb
to grant permission or approval for someone to possess or have something
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centenary
/ˈsɛntəˌnɛɹi/
adjective
relating to or occurring once every hundred years
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centurion
/sɛnˈtʊɹiən/
noun
a professional soldier in the Roman army who commanded 100 men
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populace
/ˈpɑpjəɫəs/
noun
the collective body or masses of people inhabiting a particular locality or jurisdiction
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populous
/ˈpɑpjəɫəs/
adjective
having a large number of inhabitants relative to its size or area
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population
/ˌpɑpjəˈɫeɪʃən/
noun
the number of people who live in a particular city or country
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centiliter
/sˈɛntɪlˌɪɾɚ/
noun
a metric unit equal to 1/100th of a liter
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