Androtomy An*drot"o*my, n. [Gr. 'anh`r, 'andro`s, man + ? a cutting. Cf. {Anatomy}.] Dissection of the human body, as distinguished from zo["o]tomy; anthropotomy. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Androtomy — is the dissection of the human body. The first recorded dissection of the human body in the Western world took place in ancient Alexandria by Herophilus and Erasistratus. Though none of their writings have come down to us, other medical writers… …   Wikipedia

  • androtomy — an·drot·o·my …   English syllables

  • androtomy — anˈdräd.əmē noun ( es) Etymology: andr + anatomy : anthropotomy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anatomical terms of location — Standard anatomical terms of location are employed in science which deal with the anatomy of animals to avoid ambiguities which might otherwise arise. They are not language specific, and thus require no translation. They are universal terms that… …   Wikipedia

  • Andranatomy — An dra*nat o*my, n. [Gr. anh r, andro s, man + ?: cf. F. andranatomie. See {Anatomy}, {Androtomy}.] The dissection of a human body, especially of a male; androtomy. Coxe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anthropotomy — An thro*pot o*my, n. [Gr. ? man + ? a cutting.] The anatomy or dissection of the human body; androtomy. Owen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zootomy — o*[ o]t o*my, n. [Zo[ o] + Gr. ? to cut: cf. F. zootomie.] The dissection or the anatomy of animals; distinguished from androtomy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zootomy — is a contraction of zoological and anatomy. It refers to the dissection of animals as opposed to that of plants (phytotomy) See also * Androtomy * Zootomical terms for location * Cat anatomy * Fish anatomy * Bird anatomy * Spider anatomy …   Wikipedia

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  • Jean-Joseph Sue — (1710 1792) was a French surgeon and anatomist. His son, also named Jean Joseph Sue (1760 1830), was a noted anatomist and the father of novelist Eugene Sue (1804 1857).Jean Joseph Sue was a professor at the Collège Royale de Chirurgie and the… …   Wikipedia

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