applied anatomy


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ap·plied a·nat·o·my

1. Synonym(s): clinical anatomy
2. any practical application related to human structure or a structural feature, e.g., ergonomic design specifically suiting or reflecting human anatomy.

applied anatomy

[əplīd′]
the study of the structure of the organs of the body as it relates to the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Also called practical anatomy.Compare comparative anatomy.See also pathological anatomy,radiological anatomy, surgical anatomy.

applied anatomy

The application of anatomical knowledge, in particular the use of normal anatomical landmarks, in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

applied anatomy

1. The study of body structures to determine how they influence the body's performance and its susceptibility to disease.
2. The study of the body's construction for guiding endoscopy, surgery, or other forms of invasive therapy.
See also: anatomy
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