anatomist

[ uh-nat-uh-mist ]
/ əˈnæt ə mɪst /
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noun

a specialist in anatomy.
a person who analyzes all the parts or elements of something with particular care: an anatomist of public-school systems and their problems.

Nearby words

  1. anatomical snuffbox,
  2. anatomical sphincter,
  3. anatomical wart,
  4. anatomically,
  5. anatomically correct,
  6. anatomize,
  7. anatomy,
  8. anatomy of melancholy, the,
  9. anatoxin,
  10. anatricrotism

Origin of anatomist

1560–70; anatom(y) + -ist or < Middle French anatomiste

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British Dictionary definitions for anatomist

anatomist

/ (əˈnætəmɪst) /

noun

an expert in anatomy
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Medicine definitions for anatomist

anatomist

[ ə-nătə-mĭst ]

n.

An expert in or a student of anatomy.

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