Definition of Anatomy. Meaning of Anatomy. Synonyms of Anatomy

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Definition of Anatomy

Anatomy
Anatomy A*nat"o*my, n.; pl. Anatomies. [F. anatomie, L. anatomia, Gr. ? dissection, fr. ? to cut up; ? + ? to cut.] 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 which treats of the 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. Note: ``Animal anatomy' is sometimes called zomy; ``vegetable anatomy,' phytotomy; ``human anatomy,' anthropotomy. Comparative anatomy compares the structure of different kinds and classes of animals. 3. A treatise or book on anatomy. 4. The act of dividing anything, corporeal or intellectual, for the purpose of examining its parts; analysis; as, the anatomy of a discourse. 5. A skeleton; anything anatomized or dissected, or which has the appearance of being so. The anatomy of a little child, representing all parts thereof, is accounted a greater rarity than the skeleton of a man in full stature. --Fuller. They brought one Pinch, a hungry, lean-faced villain, A mere anatomy. --Shak.

Meaning of Anatomy from wikipedia

- Anatomy (from Ancient Gr**** ἀνατομή (anatomḗ) 'dissection') is the branch of biology concerned with the study of the structure of organisms and their...
- Grey's Anatomy is an American medical drama television series that premiered on March 27, 2005, on ABC as a mid-season replacement. The series focuses...
- Gray's Anatomy is a reference book of human anatomy written by Henry Gray, illustrated by Henry Van**** Carter, and first published in London in 1858....
- Grey's Anatomy is an American medical drama television series that premiered on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) as a mid-season replacement on...
- abdomen), arms and hands, legs and feet. The study of the human body involves anatomy, physiology, histology and embryology. The body varies anatomically in...
- movement, while their flippers are mainly used for steering. Their skeletal anatomy allows them to be fast swimmers. Most species have a dorsal fin to prevent...
- Fish anatomy is the study of the form or morphology of fish. It can be contrasted with fish physiology, which is the study of how the component parts...
- Heinz (2000). Pocket Atlas of Human Anatomy (4th ed.). Thieme. pp. 392–95. ISBN 3-13-511204-7. "Nail Matrix: Anatomy, Function, Injuries, and Disorders"...
- Gross anatomy is the study of anatomy at the visible or macroscopic level. The counterpart to gross anatomy is the field of histology, which studies microscopic...
- brain has a lobe called the temporal lobe. The word "templar" as used in anatomy has a separate etymology from the other meaning of word temple, meaning...