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There's also biopsy Larry Send a noteboard - 05/12/2012 10:28:54 PM
That's being dissected while alive. Not quite the same thing, but it is a good word.

But it's been years since I've read the books and I have little desire to thumb through them now to see which one might (or might not) be correct.
Illusions fall like the husk of a fruit, one after another, and the fruit is experience. - Narrator, Sylvie

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There's also biopsy - 05/12/2012 10:28:54 PM 711 Views
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