comparative anatomy

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Noun1.Comparative anatomy - the study of anatomical features of animals of different speciescomparative anatomy - the study of anatomical features of animals of different species
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
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Comparative Literature was born at a time when comparative reasoning prevailed as a trend of thought in the nineteenth century and when disciplines that shared the same title such as Comparative Anatomy, Comparative Religion and Comparative Linguistics were just beginning.
This interest is evident in the many observations and writings Leonardo made on such varied subjects as botany, zoology, human anatomy, comparative anatomy, physiology, and geology (MacCurdy 1958).