Sect root words
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charennis Plus on January 15, 2011
"Sect" means cut or separate. These are vocabulary words made from that root.
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|bisect||to cut into two pieces|
|dissect||to cut apart for the purpose of investigation|
|insect||a class of small arthropod animals that has three separate sections to their bodies: head, thorax, abdomen|
|intersection||the point at which two lines or roads meet and cut across each other|
|section||a separate part of something|
|sectional||a couch that is made up of separate pieces|
|sector||a separate part of a society, group, or area|
|transect||to cut across something|
|trisect||to cut into three separate pieces|
|vivisection||surgery on living animals; medical research that involves cutting into living animals to study organs, tissues, or diseases|
|sect root-word||cut or separate|