anatomical

or an·a·tom·ic

[an-uh-tom-i-kuh l or an-uh-tom-ik]

adjective

of or relating to anatomy.

Nearby words

  1. anatolia,
  2. anatolian,
  3. anatolian shepherd dog,
  4. anatolic,
  5. anatomic,
  6. anatomical dead space,
  7. anatomical pathology,
  8. anatomical position,
  9. anatomical snuffbox,
  10. anatomical sphincter

Origin of anatomical

1580–90; < Late Latin anatomic(us) (< Greek anatomikós; see anatomy, -ic) + -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for anatomic

anatomical

adjective

of or relating to anatomy
Derived Formsanatomically, adverb

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Word Origin and History for anatomic
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Medicine definitions for anatomic

anatomical

[ăn′ə-tŏmĭ-kəl]

adj.

Concerned with anatomy.
Concerned with dissection.
Related to the structure of an organism.

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