comparative anatomy com·par·a·tive anatomy (kəm-pār'ə-tĭv)
The investigation and comparison of the structures of different animals.
Cuvier's scientific work falls into three divisions—paleontology, systematic zoology, and comparative anatomy.
Assoc. for 1841; and compare Carus's comparative anatomy, vol.
From this it follows that in comparative anatomy we should never in the first place consider the function of an organ.
Cuvier is acknowledged to be the great founder of comparative anatomy.
We know of few more elaborate and careful pieces of comparative anatomy than is given of the head and foot by Dr. Melville.
Osteology is one of the most delightful branches of comparative anatomy, and one not very hard to master.
comparative anatomy, physiology, and ontogeny are of the first importance.
His object was a comparative anatomy of the two masquerades, and the parallelism was melancholy.
You must have comparative theology as you have comparative anatomy.
It is in this sense that the evidence from comparative anatomy can be used I think as an argument for evolution.