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Definition of Anatomy

Anatomy

  1. The art of dissecting, or artificially separating the different parts of any organized body, to discover their situation, structure, and economy; dissection.
  2. The science which treats of the structure of organic bodies; anatomical structure or organization.
  3. A treatise or book on anatomy.
  4. The act of dividing anything, corporeal or intellectual, for the purpose of examining its parts; analysis; as, the anatomy of a discourse.
  5. A skeleton; anything anatomized or dissected, or which has the appearance of being so.

Anatomy Quotations

Animation is different from other parts. Its language is the language of caricature. Our most difficult job was to develop the cartoon's unnatural but seemingly natural anatomy for humans and animals.
Walt Disney

One of the reasons surgeons have so much trouble separating Siamese twins is that nobody gets to do many of them. On the table, the anatomy is so different from normal, that you're constantly trying to figure out, 'Can I cut this? Does this wire lead to what?' It's like trying to defuse a bomb.
Benjamin Carson

No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.
Honore de Balzac

Whoever named it necking was a poor judge of anatomy.
Groucho Marx

Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy.
Erma Bombeck
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Anatomy Translations

anatomy in French is anatomig, anatomie
anatomy in Swedish is anatomi
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