surface anatomy


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sur·face a·nat·o·my

the study of the configuration of the surface of the body, especially in its relation to deeper parts.

surface anatomy

[sur′fəs]
Etymology: L, superficies, surface
the study of the structural relationships of the external features of the body to the internal organs and parts. Compare cross-sectional anatomy.

surface anatomy

 
1. Anatomic structures that can be identified on the outside of the body.
2. The study of anatomic structures that can be identified on the outside of the body.

sur·face a·nat·o·my

(sŭr'făs ă-nat'ŏ-mē)
The study of the configuration of the surface of the body, especially in its relation to deeper parts.
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