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an·a·tom·i·cal

 (ăn′ə-tŏm′ĭ-kəl) also an·a·tom·ic (-tŏm′ĭk)
adj.
1. Concerned with anatomy.
2. Concerned with dissection.
3. Related to the structure of an organism.

an′a·tom′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.anatomic - of or relating to the structure of the bodyanatomic - of or relating to the structure of the body; "anatomical features"
2.anatomic - of or relating to the branch of morphology that studies the structure of organismsanatomic - of or relating to the branch of morphology that studies the structure of organisms; "anatomical research"
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an·a·tom·ic

, anatomical
a. anatómico-a, rel. a la anatomía.
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Intriguingly, these vessels reside in proximity to the respiratory bronchioles, where the conducting zone, or anatomic dead space, transitions into the gas exchange region.
Proponents of early tracheostomy argue that decreases in anatomic dead space lower airway resistance, allow lower peak inspiratory pressures and may even change dynamic compliance, resulting in reduction of the work of breathing, thus allowing patients to wean off the ventilator expeditiously and decrease ventilator days (5).
The physiological dead space ([V.sub.D]) is composed of the anatomic dead space and the alveolar dead space.