gross anatomy

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gross anatomy

The study of the organs, parts, and structures of a body that are visible to the naked eye. Also called macroscopic anatomy.

gross′ anat′omy

the branch of anatomy that deals with structures that can be seen with the naked eye.
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Noun1.gross anatomy - the study of the structure of the body and its parts without the use of a microscopegross anatomy - the study of the structure of the body and its parts without the use of a microscope
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
dental anatomy - the branch of gross anatomy concerning with the morphology of teeth

gross an·at·o·my

n. anatomía macroscópica, estudio de los órganos y partes del cuerpo que se ven a simple vista.
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