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zootomy

[zoh-ot-uh-mee] /zoʊˈɒt ə mi/
noun
1.
the anatomy, especially the comparative anatomy, of animals.
2.
the dissection of animals.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < Neo-Latin zōotomia. See zoo-, -tomy
Related forms
zootomic
[zoh-uh-tom-ik] /ˌzoʊ əˈtɒm ɪk/ (Show IPA),
zootomical, adjective
zootomically, adverb
zootomist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for zootomy

zootomy

/zəʊˈɒtəmɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of zoology concerned with the dissection and anatomy of animals
Derived Forms
zootomic (ˌzəʊəˈtɒmɪk), zootomical, adjective
zootomically, adverb
zootomist, noun
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