Definition of Anatomical

1. Noun. An expression that relates to anatomy.

Exact synonyms: Anatomical Reference
Generic synonyms: Expression, Locution, Saying

2. Adjective. Of or relating to the structure of the body. "Anatomical features"
Exact synonyms: Anatomic
Partainyms: Anatomy, Anatomy
Derivative terms: Anatomy, Anatomy

3. Adjective. Of or relating to the branch of morphology that studies the structure of organisms. "Anatomical research"
Exact synonyms: Anatomic
Partainyms: Anatomy, Anatomy
Derivative terms: Anatomy, Anatomy

Definition of Anatomical

1. Adjective. Of or relating to anatomy or dissection; as, the anatomic art; anatomical observations. ¹

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Definition of Anatomical

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Anatomical

1. Pertaining to anatomy or to the structure of the organism. (18 Nov 1997)

Anatomical Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anatomical

anatid herpesvirus 1
anatomic dead space
anatomic teeth
anatomical (current term)
anatomical age
anatomical airway
anatomical crown
anatomical dead space
anatomical element
anatomical neck of humerus
anatomical pathology
anatomical position
anatomical reference
anatomical root
anatomical snuffbox
anatomical sphincter
anatomical structure
anatomical tubercle

Literary usage of Anatomical

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"anatomical material for the promotion of medical science should be ... Of the anatomical laws which are in force in this country, the committee is of the ..."

2. The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte by Auguste Comte, Harriet Martineau (1875)
"Taking an anatomical view of this matter, we see that the distribution of organs has been directed by physiological analyses alone,—usually imperfect and ..."

3. When the Victim Is a Child by Debra Whitcomb (1992)
"In this chapter, we review three techniques that have recently come under fire in the context of child sexual abuse: using anatomical dolls, asking leading ..."

4. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"It remains to enquire in what way the anatomical characters of the mature ... The most pregnant change in anatomical view effected during the last half ..."

5. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1907)
"HOLM (WITH TWO PLATES AND THREE FIGURES) Many genera of Acanthaceae have been studied from an anatomical point of view, and the literature is quite ..."

6. Criminology by Maurice Parmelee (1918)
"CHAPTER IX THE ORGANIC BASIS OF CRIMINALITY anatomical and physiological ... anatomical AND PHYSIOLOGICAL BASIS OF CRIMINALITY The primary factor in the ..."

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