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anatomical

 [an″ah-tom´ĭ-k'l]
pertaining to anatomy or to the structure of the organism.

anatomical

/ana·tom·i·cal/ (an″ah-tom´ĭ-kal) pertaining to anatomy, or to the structure of an organism.

anatomical

(ăn′ə-tŏm′ĭ-kəl) also

anatomic

(-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.

anatomical

See anatomy.

anatomical

adjective Referring to anatomy or to a body structure.

an·a·tom·ic

, anatomical (an-ă-tomik, -i-kăl)
1. Relating to anatomy.
2. Synonym(s): structural.
3. Denoting a strictly morphologic feature distinct from its physiologic or surgical considerations, e.g., anatomic neck of humerus, anatomic dead space, anatomic lobulation of the liver.

anatomical

1. Pertaining to the structure of the body (the ANATOMY or to dissection.
2. Structural, as distinct from functional (PHYSIOLOGICAL).

an·a·tom·ic

, anatomical (an-ă-tomik, -i-kăl)
1. Relating to anatomy.
2. Synonym(s): structural.
3. Denoting a strictly morphologic feature distinct from its physiologic or surgical considerations, e.g., anatomic neck of humerus, anatomic dead space, anatomic lobulation of the liver.

anatomic, anatomical

pertaining to anatomy, or to the structure of the body.

anatomic dead space (respiratory)
the space in the air passages, oral to the parenchymatous lung tissue, where no respiratory exchange takes place.
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