verb anat·o·mize \-ˌmīz\

Definition of ANATOMIZE

transitive verb
transitive verb
:  to cut in pieces in order to display or examine the structure and use of the parts :  dissect
:  analyze

Examples of ANATOMIZE

  1. <if you anatomize the problem, you'll see it stems from a combination of her bad behavior and your unwillingness to speak to her about it>

First Known Use of ANATOMIZE

15th century

Rhymes with ANATOMIZE

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Medical Dictionary


transitive verb anat·o·mize
anat·o·mized or British anat·o·misedanat·o·miz·ing or British anat·o·mis·ing

Medical Definition of ANATOMIZE

:  to cut in pieces in order to display or examine the structure and use of the parts :  dissect

Variants of ANATOMIZE

anat·o·mize or British anat·o·mise \-ˌmīz\


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