Nomina Anatomica

noun

No·​mi·​na An·​a·​tom·​i·​ca ˈnäm-ə-nə-ˌan-ə-ˈtäm-i-kə, ˈnō-mə-nə- How to pronounce Nomina Anatomica (audio)
: 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
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“Nomina Anatomica.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Nomina%20Anatomica. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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