nonanatomic

adjective

non·​an·​a·​tom·​ic ˌnän-ˌa-nə-ˈtä-mik How to pronounce nonanatomic (audio)
variants or nonanatomical
1
: not concerned with, involving, or based on anatomy or anatomical considerations
treatment influenced by age, gender, and other nonanatomic factors
2
: not localized to one anatomical structure, part, or region
nonanatomic pain
3
: not containing bodily tissue or parts
nonanatomical medical waste
nonanatomically adverb

Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonanatomic was in 1854

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“Nonanatomic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonanatomic. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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