gross anatomy

noun

Definition of gross anatomy

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

1888

First Known Use of gross anatomy

1888


Medical Dictionary

gross anatomy

noun

Medical Definition of gross anatomy

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

gross anatomist

noun

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