Zootomist o*["o]t"o*mist, n. [Cf. F. zootomiste.] One who dissects animals, or is skilled in zo["o]tomy. [1913 Webster]

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  • zootomist — See zootomic. * * * …   Universalium

  • zoötomist — noun One who dissects animals, or is skilled in zoötomy …   Wiktionary

  • zootomist — noun One who carries out zootomies …   Wiktionary

  • zootomist — zōotˈomist noun (Gr tomē a cut) someone who dissects the bodies of animals, an anatomist • • • Main Entry: ↑zoo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zootŏmie — (v. gr), Thierzergliederung, Anatomie (s.d. 1) der Thiere; davon Zootom, Zootomist, einer, welcher sie treibt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • zootomy — zootomic /zoh euh tom ik/, zootomical, adj. zootomically, adv. zootomist, n. /zoh ot euh mee/, n. 1. the anatomy, esp. the comparative anatomy, of animals. 2. the dissection of animals. [1655 65; < NL zootomia. See ZOO , TOMY] * * * …   Universalium

  • zootomy — /zoʊˈɒtəmi/ (say zoh otuhmee) noun 1. the branch of zoology that studies the anatomy of animals. 2. the dissection of animals as part of this study. {New Latin zōotomia. See zoo , tomy} –zootomic /zoʊəˈtɒmɪk/ (say zohuh tomik), zootomical… …   Australian English dictionary

  • zootomy —   n. study of animal anatomy.    ♦ zootomic(al), a.    ♦ zootomist, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • zootomy — [zō ät′ə mē] n. [ModL zootomia: see ZOO & TOMY] the anatomy or dissection of animals other than humans zootomic [zō΄ə täm′ik] adj. zootomical zootomist n …   English World dictionary

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