- 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.
Origin of anatomist
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Examples from the Web for anatomist
The anatomist cannot do this; but if he call to his aid the study of development, he can do it.The Present Condition of Organic Nature
Thomas H. Huxley
He was no anatomist, no physiologist, but rather what nowadays we should call a pharmacologist.Old-Time Makers of Medicine
James J. Walsh
It was addressed to the anatomist's friend, Joachim Roelants.Fathers of Biology
An anatomist only could have detected the presence of a human skeleton.The Scalp Hunters
And how much more still the anatomist who is a physiognomist!
- an expert in anatomy
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- An expert in or a student of anatomy.
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