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anatomy

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noun anat·o·my \ə-ˈnat-ə-mē\

Medical Definition of anatomy

plural anat·o·mies

  1. 1:  a branch of morphology that deals with the structure of organisms—compare physiology 1

  2. 2:  a treatise on anatomic science or art

  3. 3:  the art of separating the parts of an organism in order to ascertain their position, relations, structure, and function :  dissection

  4. 4:  structural makeup especially of an organism or any of its parts





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