1. [ noun ] (biology,anatomy) the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
Synonyms: general_anatomy
Related terms: morphology developmental_anatomy applied_anatomy microscopic_anatomy functional_anatomy neuroanatomy comparative_anatomy regional_anatomy gross_anatomy sympathetic distal lobe septum hilum joint mesomorphic proximal diaphragm base distally wall parietal costate mesial apparatus inferior azygous asternal sulcus astragalar ampullar iliac faucal navicular atrial groove cavity fissure apophysis axillary cingulum concha radicle tube inner outer cancellate pouch capsular bregmatic cornu chiasmal corona tentorium costal ventricose intrinsic fundus punctum intercostal cuneiform oral fenestral ruga zona ectopic aboral distal laterally incisura anatomize
2. [ noun ] alternative names for the body of a human being
Synonyms: figure form flesh shape frame human_body bod chassis build soma physique material_body physical_body

"Leonardo studied the human body" "he has a strong physique" "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"

Related terms: body person female_body juvenile_body adult_body male_body person homo leg
3. [ noun ] a detailed analysis

"he studied the anatomy of crimes"

Related terms: analysis anatomize
Similar spelling:   antinomy