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

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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 1

gross anatomist

noun

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