anatomical


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to anatomical: anatomical pathology

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Doctors may use anatomical terms during the session and a failure by patients to understand these terms and what they signify can deeply undermine both diagnosis and effective treatment.
Plant collection: To examine anatomical changes in Hibiscus rosa-sinensis and its cultivars growing in industrially polluted environment, different industrial sites in Faisalabad region were explored for the record and distribution patterns of cultivars (Fig.
The first section, 'Fated Collections', outlines some of the factors that have been crucial to the fate of anatomical collections.
Our results show how combining molecular and anatomical data can reveal evolutionary relationships of fossil species that one might not predict from the anatomical data alone.
End users of nontransplant anatomical materials for medical training or research purposes are thought to be at considerably lower risk for infection because of the reduced survival and infectivity of these organisms over time, and are being notified separately where possible.
On his return to South Africa, Dirk was invited to apply for and obtained the post of Professor and Head of the Department of Anatomical Pathology in the newly established Faculty of Medicine in Bloemfontein.
The radiologists normally focus more on pathological abnormalities than the anatomical variations and abnormalities.
In the current Anatomical Terminology, the official book of the Federated International Committee on Anatomical Terminology (FICAT), "umbilical-spinous line" does not appear to be named as an anatomical detail of the human body.
According to the companies, BodyMaps allows patients and consumers to view more than 1,000 anatomical structures in 3D, rotate parts of the body such as the eye, knee and heart, navigate all layers of anatomy and search using clinical terms or everyday language.
Based on sound and extensive archival research, the book focuses on the life and work of the eighteenth-century Italian (Bolognese) anatomist and anatomical wax modeler Anna Morandi Manzolini.
London, Apr 22 ( ANI ): Buckingham Palace is set to exhibit Leonardo da Vinci's Leoni binding - the 16th century leather album which for over 300 years held the most remarkable anatomical drawings ever produced, for the first time.
Anatomical pathologists work with biopsies and resections submitted to laboratories to obtain a diagnosis and prognosis for clinicians' patients.