gross anatomy


the branch of anatomy that deals with structures that can be seen with the naked eye.

Origin of gross anatomy

First recorded in 1885–90 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for gross anatomy

gross anatomy


The study of the structures of the body that can be seen with the naked eye.macroscopic anatomy
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