Definition of Phytotomy. Meaning of Phytotomy. Synonyms of Phytotomy

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Definition of Phytotomy

Phytotomy
Phytotomy Phy*tot"o*my, n. [Phyto- + Gr. ? to cut.] The dissection of plants; vegetable anatomy.
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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 Phytotomy from wikipedia

- Plant anatomy or phytotomy is the general term for the study of the internal structure of plants. Originally it included plant morphology, the description...
- contributors to the field of paleontology, later turning to plant physiology and phytotomy. He hypothesized that (then unknown) combinations of simple elements inside...
- of paleobotany" Franz Unger (1800–1870), pioneer in plant physiology, phytotomy and soil science Jack A. Wolfe (1936–2005), Tertiary paleoclimate of western...
- as the flower power movement. "Pistol Whipped" uses wordplay to liken phytotomy with ****ual violence, while the title of "The Flowers of Evil" was inspired...
- hardness there and Franz Unger, a pioneer in paleobotany, plant physiology, phytotomy and soil science, taught here. In 1864, the Joanneum entered the ranks...
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