nonanatomic

adjective
non·​an·​a·​tom·​ic | \ ˌnän-ˌa-nə-ˈtä-mik How to pronounce nonanatomic (audio) \
variants: or nonanatomical \ ˌnän-​ˌa-​nə-​ˈtä-​mi-​kəl How to pronounce nonanatomic (audio) \

Definition of nonanatomic

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

Other Words from nonanatomic

nonanatomically \ ˌnän-​ˌa-​nə-​ˈtä-​mi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce nonanatomic (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of nonanatomic

1854, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Nonanatomic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonanatomic. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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