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English noun: anatomy

1. anatomy (cognition) the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals


Synonymsgeneral anatomy


Broader (hypernym)morphology


Narrower (hyponym)applied anatomy, clinical anatomy, comparative anatomy, developmental anatomy, functional anatomy, gross anatomy, macroscopic anatomy, microscopic anatomy, morphophysiology, neuroanatomy, osteology, physiological anatomy, regional anatomy, topographic anatomy, topology


Domain category membersaboral, ampullar, ampullary, apophysis, apparatus, articulatio, articulation, asternal, astragalar, atrial, axillary, azygos, azygous, base, bodily cavity, bregmatic, cancellate, cancellated, cancellous, capsular, cavity, cavum, chiasmal, chiasmatic, chiasmic, cingulum, concha, cornu, corona, costal, costate, cuneiform, diaphragm, distal, distal, distally, ectopic, faucal, fenestral, fissure, fundus, groove, hilum, hilus, iliac, incisura, incisure, inferior, inner, intercostal, intrinsic, joint, laterally, lobe, meniscus, mesial, mesomorphic, midriff, muscular, navicular, oral, outer, paries, parietal, partition, pocket, pouch, proximal, punctum, radicle, ruga, scaphoid, semilunar cartilage, septum, sulcus, sympathetic, tentorium, tube, tube-shaped structure, vallecula, ventricose, ventricous, wall, zona, zone

2. anatomy (body) alternative names for the body of a human being


SamplesLeonardo studied the human body.
He has a strong physique.
The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.


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


Broader (hypernym)body, organic structure, physical structure


Narrower (hyponym)adult body, female body, juvenile body, male body, person


Part meronymhomo, human, human being, individual, man, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

3. anatomy (act) a detailed analysis


SamplesHe studied the anatomy of crimes.


Broader (hypernym)analysis









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