anatomical

[an-uh-tom-i-kuhl]
adjective
of or pertaining to anatomy.
Also, anatomic.


Origin:
1580–90; < Late Latin anatomic(us) (< Greek anatomikós; see anatomy, -ic) + -al1

anatomically, adverb
nonanatomic, adjective
nonanatomical, adjective
nonanatomically, adverb
pseudoanatomic, adjective
pseudoanatomical, adjective
pseudoanatomically, adverb
semianatomic, adjective
semianatomical, adjective
semianatomically, adverb
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anatomical (ˌænəˈtɒmɪkəl)
 
adj
of or relating to anatomy
 
ana'tomically
 
adv

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Medical Dictionary

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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anatomy   (ə-nāt'ə-mē)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. The structure of an organism or any of its parts.

  2. The scientific study of the shape and structure of organisms and their parts.


anatomical adjective (ān'ə-tŏm'ĭ-kəl)
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Example sentences
Centuries of studies of the human body would suggest that all major anatomical
  structures have been identified.
Yet ultimately, height is a social as well as an anatomical fact.
Apart from specialised nerve cells, there is a lot of anatomical specialisation
  in the brain itself.
It seems an obvious line of investigation that would put the anatomical
  arguments to rest.
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