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
Their brain-cases and thumbs and necks and teeth were anatomically the same as
  our own.
As is too often the case, though, the dinosaurs on the labels aren't quite
  anatomically accurate.
He provides a sampling of such images on a website, including ones that show
  modified bodies that are anatomically impossible.
The fact that the heart is anatomically correct can only help calm you down.
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