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Related to applied anatomy: Descriptive anatomy
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.
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applied anatomyThe application of anatomical knowledge, in particular the use of normal anatomical landmarks, in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
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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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