anatomy

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expression that relates to anatomy anatomical , anatomical reference
expert in anatomy anatomist
Flemish surgeon who is considered the father of modern anatomy (1514-1564) Andreas Vesalius , Vesalius
cavities in anatomy antra
(anatomy) a natural outgrowth or projection on an organ or body part such as the process of a vertebra apophysis
(anatomy) a group of body parts that work together to perform a given function apparatus
(anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion) articulatio , articulation , joint
destructive dogfish of the Atlantic coastal waters of America and Europe; widely used in anatomy classes Atlantic spiny dogfish , Squalus acanthias
French naturalist known as the father of comparative anatomy (1769-1832) Baron Georges Cuvier , Cuvier , Georges Cuvier , Georges Leopold Chretien Frederic Dagobert Cuvier
Italian anatomist who was one of the fathers of modern anatomy; noted for descriptions of the ear and the heart (1520-1574) Bartolommeo Eustachio , Eustachio
(anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment base
(anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body bodily cavity , cavity , cavum
(anatomy) an encircling structure (as the ridge around the base of a tooth) cingulum
anatomist who compares the anatomy of different animals comparative anatomist
(anatomy) a structure that resembles a shell in shape concha
(anatomy) any structure that resembles a horn in shape cornu
(anatomy) any structure that resembles a crown in shape corona
branch of gross anatomy concerning with the morphology of teeth dental anatomy
branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth dental medicine , dentistry , odontology
branch of anatomy that studies structural changes of an individual from fertilization to maturity developmental anatomy
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