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EtymologyEdit

From Old French, from Latin sectio (cutting, cutting off, excision, amputation of diseased parts of the body, etc.), from sectus, past participle of secare (to cut).

PronunciationEdit

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  • Hyphenation: sec‧tie

NounEdit

sectie f (plural secties or sectiën, diminutive sectietje n)

  1. dissection, autopsy
    1. (jargon) autopsy with no requirement for the consent of relatives
  2. subdivision

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AntonymsEdit

  • (autopsy without consent requirement): obductie