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Etymology: L, radius + Gk, logos, science
(in applied anatomy) the study of the structure and morphology of the tissues and organs of the body based on their x-ray visualization.
Anatomy based on the radiological appearance of tissues and organs.
See also: anatomy
the science dealing with the form and structure of living organisms.
description and comparison of the form and structure of different animals.
the changes in form from fertilization to adulthood, including embryology, fetology and postnatal development.
that dealing with structures visible with the unaided eye. Called also macroscopic anatomy.
see gross anatomy (above).
anatomy revealed by microscopy; includes histology and cytology.
anatomy of diseased tissues. Called also pathological anatomy.
see morbid anatomy (above).
anatomy revealed by the techniques of radiography and fluoroscopy.
anatomy devoted to study of particular organs or parts.
that devoted to determination of relative positions of various body parts; regional anatomy.
see radiological anatomy (above).