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Definition 1: a detailed analysis - [noun denoting act]

Samples where anatomy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he studied the anatomy of crimes

(anatomy is a kind of ...) an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole

Definition 2: alternative names for the body of a human being - [noun denoting body]

Samples where anatomy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Leonardo studied the human body
  • he has a strong physique
  • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

Synonyms for anatomy in the sense of this definition

(anatomy is a kind of ...) the entire physical structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)

"he felt as if his whole body were on fire"

(... is a kind of anatomy ) a human body (usually including the clothing)

"a weapon was hidden on his person"

(... is a kind of anatomy ) the body of a young person

(... is a kind of anatomy ) the body of an adult human being

(... is a kind of anatomy ) the body of a male human being

(... is a kind of anatomy ) the body of a female human being

(... is part of anatomy) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is part of anatomy) any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage

Definition 3: the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for anatomy in the sense of this definition

(anatomy is a kind of ...) the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants

(... is a kind of anatomy ) the study of microscopic structures of tissues and organs

(... is a kind of anatomy ) the study of anatomy in its relation to function

(... is a kind of anatomy ) the study of anatomical features of animals of different species

(... is a kind of anatomy ) the anatomy of the nervous system

(... is a kind of anatomy ) the branch of anatomy that studies the bones of the vertebrate skeleton

(... is a kind of anatomy ) the study of anatomy based on regions or divisions of the body and emphasizing the relations between various structures (muscles and nerves and arteries etc.) in that region

(... is a kind of anatomy ) the practical application of anatomical knowledge to diagnosis and treatment

(... is a kind of anatomy ) the study of the structure of the body and its parts without the use of a microscope

(... is a kind of anatomy ) the branch of anatomy that studies structural changes of an individual from fertilization to maturity

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) inside or closer to the inside of the body

"the inner ear"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) situated within or belonging solely to the organ or body part on which it acts

"intrinsic muscles"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) having a swelling on one side

"the ventricose gullet of an insect"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) of or involving the mouth or mouth region or the surface on which the mouth is located

"the oral cavity" "the oral mucous membrane" "the oral surface of a starfish" "a buccal gland"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) situated nearest to point of attachment or origin

"the proximal end of a bone"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or associated with the parietal bones in the cranium

"parietal lobe"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) being on or toward the outside of the body

"the outer ear"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) having a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) being in or directed toward the midline or mesial plane of the body

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) directed away from the midline or mesial plane of the body

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) opposite to or away from the mouth

"the aboral surface of a starfish"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) having ribs

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) shaped like a boat

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) located or occurring between the ribs

"intercostal muscles"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to the tarsal bones (or other wedge-shaped bones)

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) exhibiting ectopia

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or having a fenestra

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to the ilium

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to the fauces

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to the sympathetic nervous system

"sympathetic neurons" "sympathetic stimulation"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) far from the center

"the bronchus is situated distally"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or near a rib

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to a chiasm

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) occurring singly; not one of a pair

"the azygous muscle of the uvula"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) lower than a given reference point

"inferior alveolar artery"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) of or related to an ampulla

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to the anklebone

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to a cavity or chamber in the body (especially one of the upper chambers of the heart)

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to the armpit

"axillary gland"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to the bregma of the skull

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) resembling a capsule

"the capsular ligament is a sac surrounding the articular cavity of a freely movable joint and attached to the bones"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) in a lateral direction or location

"the body is spindle-shaped and only slightly compressed laterally"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) situated farthest from point of attachment or origin, as of a limb or bone

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) a disk of cartilage that serves as a cushion between the ends of bones that meet at a joint

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) a point or small area

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (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"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) any hollow cylindrical body structure

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) a small structure resembling a rootlet (such as a fibril of a nerve)

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) a structure that resembles a shell in shape

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) an encircling structure (as the ridge around the base of a tooth)

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) a depression or fissure where vessels or nerves or ducts enter a bodily organ

"the hilus of the kidney"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) any of the narrow grooves in an organ or tissue especially those that mark the convolutions on the surface of the brain

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) a dividing partition between two tissues or cavities

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) a structure that separates areas in an organism

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) not connected to the sternum or breastbone

"asternal ribs"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) having an open or latticed or porous structure

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) a notch or small hollow

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment

"the base of the skull"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) a fold of dura mater that covers the cerebellum and supports the occipital lobes of the cerebrum

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) a fold or wrinkle or crease

"rugae of the stomach"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) any structure that resembles a crown in shape

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) any structure that resembles a horn in shape

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure

"stomach walls"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican)

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part

"ear lobe"

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) a natural outgrowth or projection on an organ or body part such as the process of a vertebra

(anatomy is the domain which ... is member of) (anatomy) a group of body parts that work together to perform a given function

"the breathing apparatus"

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