Anatomism A*nat"o*mism, n. [Cf. F. anatomisme.] 1. The application of the principles of anatomy, as in art. [1913 Webster]

The stretched and vivid anatomism of their [i. e., the French] great figure painters. --The London Spectator. [1913 Webster]

2. The doctrine that the anatomical structure explains all the phenomena of the organism or of animal life. [1913 Webster]

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