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anatomical

[ an-uh-tom-i-kuhl ]
/ ˌæn əˈtɒm ɪ kəl /
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adjective

of or relating to anatomy.

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Origin of anatomical

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

anatomical
/ (ˌænəˈtɒmɪkəl) /

adjective

of or relating to anatomy
anatomically, adverb
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Medical definitions for anatomical

anatomical
[ ăn′ə-tŏmĭ-kəl ]

adj.

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