|—n , pl -mies|
|1.||the science concerned with the physical structure of animals and plants|
|2.||the physical structure of an animal or plant or any of its parts|
|3.||a book or treatise on this subject|
|4.||dissection of an animal or plant|
|5.||any detailed analysis: the anatomy of a crime|
|6.||informal the human body|
|[C14: from Latin anatomia, from Greek anatomē, from anatemnein to cut up, from |
"The scyence of the Nathomy is nedefull and necessarye to the Cyrurgyen" 
anatomy a·nat·o·my (ə-nāt'ə-mē)
The morphological structure of a plant or an animal or of any of its parts.
The science of the shape and structure of organisms and their parts.
Dissection of an animal to study the structure, position, and interrelation of its various parts.
The human body.
|anatomy (ə-nāt'ə-mē) Pronunciation Key
anatomical adjective (ān'ə-tŏm'ĭ-kəl)