zootomy

zootomy

[zoh-ot-uh-mee]
noun
1.
the anatomy, especially the comparative anatomy, of animals.
2.
the dissection of animals.

Origin:
1655–65; < Neo-Latin zōotomia. See zoo-, -tomy

zootomic [zoh-uh-tom-ik] , zootomical, adjective
zootomically, adverb
zootomist, noun
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zootomy (zəʊˈɒtəmɪ)
 
n
the branch of zoology concerned with the dissection and anatomy of animals
 
zootomic
 
adj
 
zoo'tomical
 
adj
 
zoo'tomically
 
adv
 
zo'otomist
 
n

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