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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Concerned with anatomy.
  • adjective Concerned with dissection.
  • adjective Related to the structure of an organism.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to anatomy; according to the principles of anatomy; relating to the parts of the body when dissected or separated.
  • Structural or morphological, as distinguished from functional or physiological: as, anatomical characters.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or relating to anatomy or dissection; as, the anatomic art; anatomical observations.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an expression that relates to anatomy
  • adjective of or relating to the structure of the body
  • adjective of or relating to the branch of morphology that studies the structure of organisms

Etymologies

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Latin anatomicus, Greek ἀνατομικός: compare with French anatomique. See anatomy.

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