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a·nat·o·mist

 (ə-năt′ə-mĭst)
n.
An expert in or a student of anatomy.
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anatomist

(əˈnætəmɪst)
n
(Medicine) an expert in anatomy
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a•nat•o•mist

(əˈnæt ə mɪst)

n.
1. a specialist in anatomy.
2. a person who analyzes something with particular care.
[1560–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anatomist - an expert in anatomyanatomist - an expert in anatomy      
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
comparative anatomist - anatomist who compares the anatomy of different animals
histologist - anatomist who specializes in the microscopic study of animal tissues
osteologer, osteologist - an anatomist who is skilled is osteology
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Translations
مُشَرِّح، إخْتِصاصي في عِلْم التَّشْريح
anatom
anatomist
anatómus
líffærafræîingur
anatóm
anatomi bilgini

anatomist

[əˈnætəmɪst] Nanatomista mf
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anatomist

[əˈnætəmɪst] nanatomiste mf
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anatomist

nAnatom(in) m(f)
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anatomist

[əˈnætəmɪst] nanatomista m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

anatomy

(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.
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But some specimen bones of it being taken across the sea to owen, the english anatomist, it turned out that this alleged reptile was a whale, though of a departed species.
'When I was irrevocably married, there rose up into rebellion against the tie, the old strife, made fiercer by all those causes of disparity which arise out of our two individual natures, and which no general laws shall ever rule or state for me, father, until they shall be able to direct the anatomist where to strike his knife into the secrets of my soul.'
The wife of a farmer, a woman who had lived for sixty years, and been known for nothing but good butter and a godly conversation, was to be rooted from her grave at midnight and carried, dead and naked, to that far-away city that she had always honoured with her Sunday's best; the place beside her family was to be empty till the crack of doom; her innocent and almost venerable members to be exposed to that last curiosity of the anatomist.
In that large and busy class, the raw material of the anatomists kept perpetually running out; and the business thus rendered necessary was not only unpleasant in itself, but threatened dangerous consequences to all who were concerned.
These bunches have since been named rather aptly, by that distinguished anatomist, Professor Howes, the HANDS.
The sentiments and emotions which every literary anatomist now knows to haunt the heart were anciently believed to infest the liver; and even Gascoygne, speaking of the emotional side of human nature, calls it "our hepaticall parte." It was at one time considered the seat of life; hence its name -- liver, the thing we live with.
'He was the species of old gentleman, sir,' slowly returns that practical anatomist, after drinking, 'that I should judge likely to take such opportunities as this place offered, of stowing away money, valuables, maybe papers.'
Anatomists will tell you that there is a heart in the withered old maid's carcase--the same as in that of any cherished wife or proud mother in the land.
In the common mole the eye is extraordinarily small but perfect, though many anatomists doubt whether it is connected with the true optic nerve; its vision must certainly be imperfect, though probably useful to the animal when it leaves its burrow.
A mere dimness of sight and dizziness of brain, was it?--or disagreeable choking, or stifling, or gurgling, or bubbling, in the region of the thorax, as the anatomists say?--or was it a pretty severe throbbing and kicking of the heart, rather creditable to him than otherwise, as showing that the organ had not been left out of the Judge's physical contrivance?
Patient anatomists of human nature cannot too often enunciate the truths before which all educations, laws, and philosophical systems must give way.
Led by human anatomist Samuel Piri and his team of clinicians, the event includes live dissections It is open to students aged 12 to 19.