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anatomical

[an-uh-tom-i-kuh l] /ˌæn əˈtɒm ɪ kəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to anatomy.
Also, anatomic.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; < Late Latin anatomic(us) (< Greek anatomikós; see anatomy, -ic) + -al1
Related forms
anatomically, adverb
nonanatomic, adjective
nonanatomical, adjective
nonanatomically, adverb
pseudoanatomic, adjective
pseudoanatomical, adjective
pseudoanatomically, adverb
semianatomic, adjective
semianatomical, adjective
semianatomically, adverb
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  • It is able to provide an anatomic view of the arteries and report on velocity and flow characteristics.
  • Here was an anatomic deformity that could be addressed.
British Dictionary definitions for anatomic

anatomical

/ˌænəˈtɒmɪkəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to anatomy
Derived Forms
anatomically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for anatomic
adj.

1712, from Latin anatomicus, from Greek anatomikos "relating to anatomy," from anatomia (see anatomy). Anatomical is older.

anatomical

adj.

1580s; see anatomy + -ical.

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anatomic in Medicine

anatomical an·a·tom·i·cal (ān'ə-tŏm'ĭ-kəl) or an·a·tom·ic (-tŏm'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Concerned with anatomy.

  2. Concerned with dissection.

  3. Related to the structure of an organism.

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