Definition of Anthropotomy. Meaning of Anthropotomy. Synonyms of Anthropotomy

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Definition of Anthropotomy

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.
Anthropotomy An`thro*pot"o*my, n. [Gr. ? man + ? a cutting.] The anatomy or dissection of the human body; androtomy. --Owen.

Meaning of Anthropotomy from wikipedia

- Ancient Gr****) is the dissection of the human body. Another term for it is anthropotomy "dissection of a human". Androtomy is to be distinguished from zoötomy...
- Gross anatomy (also called topographical anatomy, regional anatomy, or anthropotomy) is the study of anatomical structures that can be seen by unaided vision...
- Anthropotomie; oder, Lehre von dem Baue des menschlichen Körpers, 1835-41 - Anthropotomy, instruction on the build of the human body. Anatomie der mikroskopischen...