Definition of anatomy
- the anatomy of birds
- human anatomy
- the anatomy of a marriage
We had to take a class on anatomy.
learning about the anatomies of different types of birds
learning about the anatomy of an earthquake
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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the quality or fact of being simultaneous
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