Definitions

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  • n. The application of the principles of anatomy, as in art.
  • n. The doctrine that the anatomical structure explains all the phenomena of the organism or of animal life.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The application of the principles of anatomy, as in art.
  • n. The doctrine that the anatomical structure explains all the phenomena of the organism or of animal life.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Anatomical analysis; organization with reference to anatomical structure; exhibition of anatomical details or features, as in painting or statuary.
  • n. Anatomical structure regarded as a basis of biological phenomena; anatomy considered as the foundation of the phenomena of life exhibited by organized bodies.
  • n. The doctrine that anatomical structure accounts for all manifestations of vitality; anatomical materialism, as opposed to animism.

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Examples

  • Any mind capable of reasoning should have no trouble in rightly assigning the responsibility of this disease, if sufficient attention be given to anatomism.

    Appendicitis

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