anatomy

  • 1 Anatomy — (from the Greek polytonic|ἀνατομία anatomia , from polytonic|ἀνατέμνειν ana: separate, apart from, and temnein , to cut up, cut open) is a branch of biology that is the consideration of the structure of living things. It is a general term that… …

    Wikipedia

  • 2 Anatomy — • The science of the form and structure of living beings Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Anatomy     Anatomy     † …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 ANATOMY — ANATOMY. There is no systematic account of the anatomy of the human body in the Bible, although abundant use is made there of anatomical facts, metaphors, and expressions. Biblical anatomy is factual, empirical in the good sense of the word, and… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 4 Anatomy — A*nat o*my, n.; pl. {Anatomies}. [F. anatomie, L. anatomia, Gr. ? dissection, fr. ? to cut up; ? + ? to cut.] 1. The art of dissecting, or artificially separating the different parts of any organized body, to discover their situation, structure,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 anatomy — [n1] study of animal, plant structure analysis, biology, cytology, diagnosis, dissection, division, embryology, etiology, examination, genetics, histology, inquiry, investigation, medicine, morphology, physiology, zoology; concept 349 anatomy… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 anatomy — index body (person), configuration (form), content (structure) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 anatomy — (n.) late 14c., study of the structure of living beings; c.1400, anatomical structures, from O.Fr. anatomie, from L.L. anatomia, from Gk. anatomia, from anatome dissection, from ana up (see ANA (Cf. ana )) + temnein to cut (see TOME ( …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 anatomy — *structure, skeleton, framework …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 anatomy — ► NOUN (pl. anatomies) 1) the scientific study of bodily structure. 2) the bodily structure of a person, animal, or plant. 3) a detailed examination or analysis. DERIVATIVES anatomical adjective anatomically adverb anatomist noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 anatomy — [ə nat′ə mē] n. pl. anatomies [ME & OFr anatomie < LL anatomia < Gr anatomia, anatomē, a cutting up < anatemnein < ana , up + temnein, to cut: see TOMY] 1. the dissecting of an animal or plant in order to determine the position,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 anatomy — /euh nat euh mee/, n., pl. anatomies. 1. the science dealing with the structure of animals and plants. 2. the structure of an animal or plant, or of any of its parts. 3. dissection of all or part of an animal or plant in order to study its… …

    Universalium

  • 12 Anatomy — The study of form. Gross anatomy involves structures that can be seen with the naked eye. It is as opposed to microscopic anatomy (or histology) which involves structures seen under the microscope. Traditionally, both gross and microscopic… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 13 anatomy — a|nat|o|my [əˈnætəmi] n plural anatomies [Date: 1300 1400; : Late Latin; Origin: anatomia cutting up a body , from Greek anatome, from anatemnein to cut up ] 1.) [U] the scientific study of the structure of human or animal bodies ▪ a professor of …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 anatomy — [[t]ənæ̱təmi[/t]] anatomies 1) N UNCOUNT Anatomy is the study of the structure of the bodies of people or animals. 2) N COUNT: usu poss N You can refer to your body as your anatomy. [HUMOROUS] The ball hit him in the most sensitive part of his… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 anatomy — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ animal, human ▪ female, male ▪ comparative VERB + ANATOMY ▪ study …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 Anatomy 2 — Infobox Film name = Anatomy 2 caption = DVD cover for the film director = Stefan Ruzowitzky producer = Andrea Willson writer = Stefan Ruzowitzky starring = Barnaby Metschurat Franka Potente music = Marius Ruhland cinematography = Andreas Berger… …

    Wikipedia

  • 17 anatomy — UK [əˈnætəmɪ] / US noun Word forms anatomy : singular anatomy plural anatomies 1) [uncountable] the scientific study of the physical structure of an animal or plant 2) [countable, usually singular] the body of a human or animal, or the structure… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 anatomy — noun /əˈnætəmi/ a) The art of studying the different parts of any organized body, to discover their situation, structure, and economy; dissection. Let the muscles be well inserted and bound together, according to the knowledge of them which is… …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 anatomy — a|nat|o|my [ ə nætəmi ] noun 1. ) uncount the scientific study of the physical structure of an animal or plant 2. ) count usually singular the body of a human or animal, or the structure of a plant 3. ) count INFORMAL the human body: Those are… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 Anatomy of t.A.T.u. — Infobox Film name = Anatomy of t.A.T.u. image size = director = Vitaly Mansky producer = starring = t.A.T.u. Ivan Shapovalov music = t.A.T.u. cinematography = Vitaly Mansky editing = distributor = STS released = December 12, 2003 2004 (DVD)… …

    Wikipedia


We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.