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anatomy

 [ah-nat´o-me]
the science dealing with the form and structure of living organisms.
Examples of specialty areas of anatomy and physiology. From Applegate, 2000.
clinical anatomy anatomy as applied to clinical practice.
comparative anatomy description and comparison of the form and structure of different animals.
developmental anatomy the field of embryology concerned with the changes that cells, tissues, organs, and the body as a whole undergo from a germ cell of each parent to the resulting offspring; it includes both prenatal and postnatal development.
gross anatomy (macroscopic anatomy) that dealing with structures visible with the unaided eye.
microscopic anatomy histology.
morbid anatomy (pathologic anatomy) anatomy of diseased tissues.
radiologic anatomy x-ray anatomy.
special anatomy anatomy devoted to study of particular organs or parts.
topographic anatomy that devoted to determination of relative positions of various body parts.
x-ray anatomy study of organs and tissues based on their visualization by x-rays in both living and dead bodies.

gross a·nat·o·my

general anatomy, so far as it can be studied without the use of the microscope; commonly used to denote the study of anatomy by dissection of a cadaver. See: practical anatomy.
Synonym(s): macroscopic anatomy

gross anatomy

n.
The study of the organs, parts, and structures of a body that are visible to the naked eye. Also called macroscopic anatomy.

gross anatomy

 The branch of anatomy concerned with structures of the body that can be studied without a microscope

gross a·nat·o·my

(grōs ă-nat'ŏ-mē)
General anatomy, so far as it can be studied without the use of the microscope; commonly used to denote the study of anatomy by dissection of a cadaver.
Synonym(s): macroscopic anatomy.

gross anatomy

Body structure visible with the naked eye, as distinct from HISTOLOGY which is the structure visible on microscopy.
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