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1712, from Latin anatomicus, from Greek anatomikos "relating to anatomy," from anatomia (see anatomy). Anatomical is older.
1580s; see anatomy + -ical.
anatomical an·a·tom·i·cal (ān'ə-tŏm'ĭ-kəl) or an·a·tom·ic (-tŏm'ĭk)adj.
Concerned with anatomy.
Concerned with dissection.
Related to the structure of an organism.