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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.


(ˌænəˈtɒmɪkəl) or


(Medicine) of or relating to anatomy
ˌanaˈtomically adv


(ˌæn əˈtɒm ɪ kəl)

also an`a•tom′ic,

of or pertaining to anatomy.
[1580–90; < Late Latin < Greek]
an`a•tom′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anatomical - an expression that relates to anatomy
locution, saying, expression - a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations; "pardon the expression"
Adj.1.anatomical - of or relating to the structure of the bodyanatomical - of or relating to the structure of the body; "anatomical features"
2.anatomical - of or relating to the branch of morphology that studies the structure of organismsanatomical - of or relating to the branch of morphology that studies the structure of organisms; "anatomical research"


[ˌænəˈtɒmɪkəl] ADJanatómico


[ˌænəˈtɒmɪkəl] adj [features, differences] → anatomique; [terms] → anatomique; [studies, drawings] → anatomique


adj, anatomically


[ˌænəˈtɒmɪkl] adjanatomico/a


(əˈnӕtəmi) noun
the science of the structure of the (usually human) body, especially the study of the body by cutting up dead animal and human bodies.
anatomical (ӕnəˈtomikl) adjective
ˌanaˈtomically adverb
aˈnatomist noun
a person who specializes in anatomy.


, anatomical
a. anatómico-a, rel. a la anatomía.

anatomical, anatomic

adj anatómico
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Now, the beheading of the Sperm Whale is a scientific anatomical feat, upon which experienced whale surgeons very much pride themselves; and not without reason.
He was ambitious of a wider effect: he was fired with the possibility that he might work out the proof of an anatomical conception and make a link in the chain of discovery.
Serious fault might be found with the anatomical details of this whale, but let that pass; since, for the life of me, I could not draw so good a one.
The results of an anatomical examination of the Martians, so far as the prowling dogs had left such an examination possible, I have already given.
The doctor had bought the house from the heirs of a celebrated surgeon; and his own tastes being rather chemical than anatomical, had changed the destination of the block at the bottom of the garden.
Half an hour's indulgence in these considerations works you up into a state of savage fury against everybody and everything, especially yourself, whom anatomical reasons alone prevent your kicking.
With accustomed brilliancy Jacobs gave a graphic little discourse upon the club-foot: he spoke of its varieties and of the forms which followed upon different anatomical conditions.
The Percerin of that period was a Huguenot, like Ambrose Pare, and had been spared by the Queen of Navarre, the beautiful Margot, as they used to write and say, too, in those days; because, in sooth, he was the only one who could make for her those wonderful riding-habits which she so loved to wear, seeing that they were marvelously well suited to hide certain anatomical defects, which the Queen of Navarre used very studiously to conceal.
He merely loved, merely acted on the prompting of his heart, or head, or whatever organic or anatomical part of him that developed the mysterious, delicious, and insatiable hunger called "love."
"Well, as to going up into their horns," replied Dairyman Crick dubiously, as though even witchcraft might be limited by anatomical possibilities, "I couldn't say; I certainly could not.
Good, who understands such things, declared that, so far as he could see, the anatomical design of the skeleton is perfect down to the smallest bones.
One of the conductors of this novice held a rusty blunderbuss pointed towards his ear, and the other a very ancient sabre, with which he carved imaginary offenders as he came along in a sanguinary and anatomical manner.