Anthropotomy
Anthropotomy An`thro*pot"o*my, n. [Gr. ? man + ? a cutting.] The anatomy or dissection of the human body; androtomy. --Owen. [1913 Webster]

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  • anthropotomy — Anatomy A*nat o*my, n.; pl. {Anatomies}. [F. anatomie, L. anatomia, Gr. ? dissection, fr. ? to cut up; ? + ? to cut.] 1. The art of dissecting, or artificially separating the different parts of any organized body, to discover their situation,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anthropotomy — an·thro·pot·o·my …   English syllables

  • anthropotomy —   n. human anatomy …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • anthropotomy — ˈpäd.əmē noun ( es) Etymology: anthrop + anatomy : anatomy of the human body …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anatomies — Anatomy A*nat o*my, n.; pl. {Anatomies}. [F. anatomie, L. anatomia, Gr. ? dissection, fr. ? to cut up; ? + ? to cut.] 1. The art of dissecting, or artificially separating the different parts of any organized body, to discover their situation,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anatomy — A*nat o*my, n.; pl. {Anatomies}. [F. anatomie, L. anatomia, Gr. ? dissection, fr. ? to cut up; ? + ? to cut.] 1. The art of dissecting, or artificially separating the different parts of any organized body, to discover their situation, structure,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anthropotomical — An thro*po*tom ic*al, a. Pertaining to anthropotomy, or the dissection of human bodies. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anthropotomist — An thro*pot o*mist, n. One who is versed in anthropotomy, or human anatomy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Comparative anatomy — Anatomy A*nat o*my, n.; pl. {Anatomies}. [F. anatomie, L. anatomia, Gr. ? dissection, fr. ? to cut up; ? + ? to cut.] 1. The art of dissecting, or artificially separating the different parts of any organized body, to discover their situation,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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