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noun (anatomies)
  1. The art of dissecting, or artificially separating the different parts of any organized body, to discover their situation, structure, and economy; dissection.
  2. The science that deals with the form and structure of organic bodies; anatomical structure or organization.
Let the muscles be well inserted and bound together, according to the knowledge of them which is given us by anatomy. --Dryden.
Animal anatomy is also called zomy or zootomy; vegetable anatomy, phytotomy; and human anatomy, anthropotomy.
Comparative anatomy compares the structure of different kinds and classes of animals.
  1. A treatise or book on anatomy.
  2. The act of dividing anything, corporeal or intellectual, for the purpose of examining its parts; analysis; as, the anatomy of a discourse.
  3. A skeleton; anything anatomized or dissected, or which has the appearance of being so.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: anatomie(nl)
  • French: anatomie(fr)f
  • German: Anatomie(de)f
  • Italian: anatomia(it)f
    • Japanese: (JAchar, 解剖学) (かいぼうがく, kaibōgaku) (2); 解剖 (kaibō) (1)
    • Spanish: anatomí­a(es)f
    Etymology: French anatomie â Latin anatomia â Greek , from Ancient Greek (anatome) "dissection", from - (ana) "afresh, again, anew, over" + (tome) "cut, incision, gash".


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