Definitions

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

  • noun The anatomy of animals.
  • noun Dissection of animals.

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  • noun zoology The dissection or anatomy of animals.

Etymologies

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Modern Latin zōotomia, corresponding to zoo- + -tomy.

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  • The study of the structure of animals is called zootomy.

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