A*nat"o*mize (#), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Anatomized (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Anatomizing.] [Cf. F. anatomiser.]
To dissect; to cut in pieces, as an animal vegetable body, for the purpose of displaying or examining the structure and use of the several parts.
To discriminate minutely or carefully; to analyze.
If we anatomize all other reasonings of this nature, we shall find that they are founded on the relation of cause and effect.
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