anatomist

noun
anat·​o·​mist | \ ə-ˈna-tə-mist \

Definition of anatomist

1 : a specialist in anatomy
2 : one who analyzes minutely and critically an anatomist of urban society

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In one story, a Dutch anatomist discovers the Achilles tendon by dissecting his own amputated leg. Constance Grady, Vox, "We read all 25 National Book Award finalists for 2018. Here’s what we thought.," 15 Nov. 2018 In one story, a Dutch anatomist discovers the Achilles tendon by dissecting his own amputated leg. Constance Grady, Vox, "We read all 25 National Book Award finalists for 2018. Here’s what we thought.," 15 Nov. 2018 Mitchell compared Morton's analysis to a similar skull survey undertaken a few years earlier by German anatomist Friedrich Tiedemann using millet seed to fill the skulls. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "There’s new evidence confirming bias of the “father of scientific racism”," 4 Oct. 2018 In one story, a Dutch anatomist discovers the Achilles tendon by dissecting his own amputated leg. Constance Grady, Vox, "We read all 25 National Book Award finalists for 2018. Here’s what we thought.," 15 Nov. 2018 In one story, a Dutch anatomist discovers the Achilles tendon by dissecting his own amputated leg. Constance Grady, Vox, "We read all 25 National Book Award finalists for 2018. Here’s what we thought.," 15 Nov. 2018 In one story, a Dutch anatomist discovers the Achilles tendon by dissecting his own amputated leg. Constance Grady, Vox, "We read all 25 National Book Award finalists for 2018. Here’s what we thought.," 12 Nov. 2018 Hunter, the London surgeon and anatomist, saw a scientific opportunity in Byrne’s failing health. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, "Why the Skeleton of the “Irish Giant” Could Be Buried at Sea," 26 June 2018 In fact, the first scientific reconstructions date back to 1895, when German anatomist Wilhem His modeled a bust onto the plaster cast of the skull of Johann Sebastian Bach. Julissa Treviño, Smithsonian, "To Help Identify Migrants Who Died Along Border, Art Class Reconstructs Their Faces," 9 Mar. 2018

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1543, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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anatomist

noun
anat·​o·​mist | \ ə-ˈnat-ə-məst \

Medical Definition of anatomist

: a specialist in anatomy

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