Definition of Phytotomy. Meaning of Phytotomy. Synonyms of Phytotomy
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Definition of Phytotomy
Phytotomy Phy*tot"o*my, n. [Phyto- + Gr. ? to cut.]
The dissection of plants; vegetable anatomy.
phytotomyAnatomy 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,'
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 Phytotomy from wikipedia
- Plant anatomy
is the general
term for the study
of the internal structure
of plants. Originally
it included plant
morphology, the description...
to the field
of paleontology, later turning
to plant physiology
. He hypothesized
that (then unknown) combinations
of simple elements
- of paleobotany" Franz Unger
and soil science
Jack A. Wolfe
(1936–2005), Tertiary paleoclimate
- as the flower power
movement. "Pistol Whipped" uses wordplay
to liken phytotomy
with ****ual violence, while
of "The Flowers
of Evil" was inspired...
- hardness there
Unger, a pioneer
in paleobotany, plant
and soil science, taught
here. In 1864, the Joanneum entered
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