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 (ăn′ə-tŏm′ĭ-kəl) also an·a·tom·ic (-tŏm′ĭk)
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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, anatomical
a. anatómico-a, rel. a la anatomía.
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It is the blind end of the internal iliac artery (Figure 2, superior view of right internal iliac artery after dissection) and an important anatomic landmark to identify the uterine artery, especially during laparoscopic procedures.
It involves translation (centralization of anatomic landmark configuration), rotation (rotation of all landmark configurations to minimize the distance between them) and scaling (standardization of landmark configuration based on the centroid size).
Therefore, it is all the more important to study this anatomic landmark and try to reliably establish its usefulness in approximating the position of the vibrating line.
Belott reported an approach based on anatomic landmark on body surface and radiograph, where the axillary vein terminates and becomes the subclavian vein with little variation.[sup][3] A few other clinical studies also proposed a maneuver based on this landmark.[sup][14],[15] Overall, axillary vein punctures guided by fluoroscopic landmark, contrast venography, or ultrasound have shown high success rate and low complication rate.[sup][16],[17],[18]
* Neuroretinal rim assessment utilising Bruch's membrane opening (BMO) as a consistent anatomic landmark of the disc margin and deriving measurements of the neuroretinal rim by taking a minimum rim assessment from the BMO landmark to the internal limiting membrane.
The uncinate process became a well-known anatomic landmark after Messerklinger's extensive work with the nasal endoscope.
This anatomic landmark starts from the peritoneal reflection of the stomach onto the diaphragm, that is, the incisura.
The anatomic landmark for the axillary artery was sought under ultrasonographic guidance that offered accurate placement of the injection needle while avoiding puncture of nerve structures during the injection.
For the study of pelvic prolapses, the anatomic landmark was considered the pubococcygeal line that extends from the inferior margin of the pubis bone to the sacrococcygeal joint.
On cross-sectional imaging, the inferior epigastric artery is a useful anatomic landmark for determining whether an inguinal hernia is direct or indirect.