gross anatomy

noun

Definition of gross anatomy

: a branch of anatomy that deals with the macroscopic structure of tissues and organs

First Known Use of gross anatomy

1888, in the meaning defined above

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gross anatomy

noun

Medical Definition of gross anatomy

: a branch of anatomy that deals with the macroscopic structure of tissues and organs — compare histology sense 1

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gross anatomist noun

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