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 the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) as a mid-season...
- Grey's Anatomy is an American medical drama television series that premiered on American Broadcasting Company (ABC) as a mid-season replacement on March...
- abdomen), arms and hands, legs and feet. The study of the human body involves anatomy, physiology, histology and embryology. The body varies anatomically in...
- Gray's Anatomy is a reference book of human anatomy written by Henry Gray and illustrated by Henry Van**** Carter, published in London in 1858. It has...
- Some identical twins—known as mirror image twins—can have a mirror-imaged anatomy, a congenital condition with the appendix located in the lower left quadrant...
- Anatomy of a Scandal is an American anthology thriller drama streaming television miniseries developed by David E. Kelley and Melissa James Gibson, based...
- 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...
- human anatomy: Human anatomyscientific study of the morphology of the adult human. It is subdivided into gross anatomy and microscopic anatomy. Gross...
- 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...