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What does "Anatomy" mean?


(n.) A skeleton; anything anatomized or dissected, or which has the appearance of being so (n.) A treatise or book on anatomy (n.) The act of dividing anything, corporeal or intellectual, for the purpose of examining its parts; analysis; as, the anatomy of a discourse (n.) The art of dissecting, or artificially separating the different parts of any organized body, to discover their situation, structure, and economy; dissection (n.) The science which treats of the structure of organic bodies; anatomical structure or organization

Synonyms build, form, figure, frame, shape, chassis, flesh, soma, bod, physique, material body, human body, physical body

Example: "He studied the anatomy of crimes"

Word Family anatomical, anatomically, anatomies, anatomist, anatomists