anatomy

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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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