Dissection was a scientific procedure in which a lifeform's body was cut into pieces to learn its anatomy. If it was done while the subject was alive, it was called vivisection. (TV: The Categories of Life)

Silurians sometimes dissected captured humans. In 2020, Malohkeh partially dissected Mo Northover and almost did the same to Amy Pond. (TV: The Hungry Earth, Cold Blood)

In 1889, the Torchwood Institute dissected Jonathan Smith, believing him to be the Doctor. (COMIC: Final Sacrifice)

In 2006, Rose Tyler feared that the newly regenerated Tenth Doctor would be dissected if taken to a hospital. (TV: The Christmas Invasion)

When Sarah Jane Smith was young, rats were dissected for school biology lessons. By 2007, rat dissections hadn't been performed in schools for years. (TV: School Reunion)

In 2012, the Ninth Doctor warned Adam Mitchell that he would be dissected if he showed his infospike to anyone. (TV: The Long Game)

The Boneless dissected humans to learn how to exist in three-dimensional space. (TV: Flatline)

On Wengrol, Fomal wanted to dissect the First Doctor, believing him to be a new kind of mutated Yend. (PROSE: The Sons of the Crab)

On Vortis, the Menoptera attempted to dissect the First Doctor, believing him to be one of the Atlanteans who had been attacking them. (PROSE: The Lost Ones)

Lord Haxtl wanted to have the Second Doctor, Jamie and Victoria dissected to discover the secret of invincibility he believed they possessed. (PROSE: Lords of the Galaxy)

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