verb (used with object), a·nat·o·mized, a·nat·o·miz·ing.
- anatomical sphincter,
- anatomical wart,
- anatomically correct,
- anatomy of melancholy, the,
Origin of anatomize
Examples from the Web for anatomize
With them on it did he anatomize these bodie-wanting mots, Dulce puella malum est.
I offer not to counsel them who meet in consultation for my body now, but I open my infirmities, I anatomize my body to them.Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions|John Donne
Old Burton will rise from his grave, if there be any virtue in Pythagoreanism, to anatomize these poems.
To probe the stars was to him a simpler process than to anatomize the globe upon which he stood.
Her strangest mood of the tender cruelty was when the passion to anatomize him beset her.The Tragic Comedians, Complete|George Meredith
"to dissect, investigate by dissection," early 15c., from Medieval Latin anatomizare or French anatomiser (16c.), from Greek anatomia (see anatomy). Related: Anatomized; anatomizing.