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Nomina Anatomica

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noun No·mi·na An·a·tom·i·ca \ˈnäm-ə-nə-ˌan-ə-ˈtäm-i-kə, ˈnō-mə-nə-\

Medical Definition of Nomina Anatomica

  1. :  the Latin anatomical nomenclature that was prepared by revising the Basle Nomina Anatomica, adopted in 1955 at the Sixth International Congress of Anatomists, and modified at subsequent Congresses—abbreviation NA


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