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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The dissection or the anatomy of animals; specifically, the science, art, or practice of dissecting or anatomizing animals other than man: distinguished from human anatomy, androtomy, or anthropotomy: equivalent to comparative anatomy in a usual sense: correlated with phytotomy, or the dissection of plants. The zoötomy of living animals for other than surgical purposes is known as vivisection.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The dissection or the anatomy of animals; -- distinguished from androtomy.

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

  • noun Alternative spelling of zootomy.

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