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Definition 1: a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing and its construction and arrangement - [noun denoting body]

Samples where anatomical structure or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he has good bone structure

Synonyms for anatomical structure in the sense of this definition

(anatomical structure is a kind of ...) any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a specialized condensed region of each chromosome that appears during mitosis where the chromatids are held together to form an X shape

"the centromere is difficult to sequence"

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) the particular part of a chromosome that is associated with a nucleolus after nuclear division

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a microscopic network of actin filaments and microtubules in the cytoplasm of many living cells that gives the cell shape and coherence

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) the structures that secrete and drain tears from the eye

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a structure composed of or provided with blood vessels

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) lung tissue densely packed with alveoli

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a small rounded structure; especially that at the end of the penis or clitoris

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) cavity in the petrous part of the temporal bone that contains the membranous labyrinth

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) the sensory structures of the inner ear including the labyrinthine receptors and the cochlea; contained within the bony labyrinth

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) the central structure of the lens that is surrounded by the cortex

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) the part of the eye that contains the iris and ciliary body and choroid

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a structure that encloses a body part

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) star-shaped structure formed in the cytoplasm of a cell having fibers like rays that surround the centrosome during mitosis

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a structure that is part of the nervous system

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a folded part (as in skin or muscle)

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a cellular structure that is postulated to exist in order to mediate between a chemical agent that acts on nervous tissue and the physiological response

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) (anatomy) any structure that resembles a crown in shape

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) (anatomy) any structure that resembles a horn in shape

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a supporting structure of the shoulder consisting of the muscles and tendons that attach the arm to the shoulder joint and enable the arm to move

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) the hard ridge that forms the upper part of the nose

"her glasses left marks on the bridge of her nose"

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) the rounded end of a bone that fits into a rounded cavity in another bone to form a joint

"the head of the humerus"

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a riblike part of a plant or animal (such as a middle rib of a leaf or a thickened vein of an insect wing)

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) any structure created by the skeleton of an organism

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) any rigid body structure composed primarily of keratin

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) any flat platelike body structure or part

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a more or less rounded anatomical body or mass

"the ball at the base of the thumb" "he stood on the balls of his feet"

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) body structure given shape by cartilage

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) the embedded part of a bodily structure such as a tooth, nail, or hair

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) (anatomy) an encircling structure (as the ridge around the base of a tooth)

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) an intersection or crossing of two tracts in the form of the letter X

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) any taillike structure

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) any of various keel-shaped structures or ridges such as that on the breastbone of a bird or that formed by the fused petals of a pea blossom

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a rounded dilation or expansion in a canal or vessel or organ

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) the vocal organ of a bird

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) region around the mouth in various invertebrates

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) one of the bony or cartilaginous arches on each side of the pharynx that support the gills of fishes and aquatic amphibians

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) one of a series of slit openings in the pharynxes of fishes and aquatic amphibians through which water passes

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) the fleshy cushion-like underside of an animal's foot or of a human's finger

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) toothlike structure in invertebrates found in the mouth or alimentary canal or on a shell

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a small cup-shaped structure (as a taste bud or optic cup or cavity of a coral containing a polyp)

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) ridge-like ingrowth of the exoskeleton of an arthropod that supports internal organs and provides attachment points for muscles

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) (anatomy) a structure that resembles a shell in shape

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a threadlike structure (as a chainlike series of cells)

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a small apparently simple structure (as a fertilized egg) from which new tissue can develop into a complete organism

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) that part of a skeletal muscle that is away from the bone that it moves

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) any of several body structure resembling a cord

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) (anatomy) the base of a hollow organ or that part of the organ farthest from its opening

"the uterine fundus" "the fundus of the stomach"

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass

"the nasal passages"

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) (anatomy) any hollow cylindrical body structure

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) (anatomy) a small structure resembling a rootlet (such as a fibril of a nerve)

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a broad flat body part (as of the shoulder or tongue)

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a border or edge of any of various body parts distinguished by color or structure

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) an anatomical structure used as a point of origin in locating other anatomical structures (as in surgery) or as point from which measurements can be taken

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) a small structural space between tissues or parts of an organ

"the interstices of a network"

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) any of various funnel-shaped parts of the body (but especially the hypophyseal stalk)

(... is a kind of anatomical structure ) thin structure composed of a single thickness of cells

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