descriptive anatomy


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de·scrip·tive a·nat·o·my

a description of, especially a treatise describing, physical structure (vs. merely identifying it), more particularly that of humans.
Synonym(s): systematic anatomy
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de·scrip·tive a·na·t·o·my

(dĕ-skriptiv ă-natŏ-mē)
Description of, especially a treatise describing, physical structure (vs. merely identifying it), more particularly that of humans. Also called systematic anatomy.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

descriptive anatomy

Description of individual parts of the body. Synonym: systematic anatomy
See also: anatomy
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