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anatomy

a·nat·o·my

anatomy

 
 
pronunciation:
nae t mi
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part of speech: noun
inflections: anatomies
definition 1: the structure of an organism or of its parts.
They're studying the anatomy of the spleen.
definition 2: the science concerned with the structure or physiology of plants or animals.
The medical students will take more courses in anatomy in the next semester.
definition 3: the dissection of an organism, allowing examination of its various structures.
The students gathered around to observe the anatomy.
definition 4: a detailed or thorough analysis.
The text gives a thorough anatomy of Napolean's military strategy.
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