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topography

 [to-pog´rah-fe]
a special description of an anatomic region or a special part. adj., adj topograph´ic.

to·pog·ra·phy

(tō-pog'ră-fē),
In anatomy, the description of any part of the body, especially in relation to a definite and limited area of the surface.
[topo- + G. graphē, a writing]

topography

(tə-pŏg′rə-fē)
n. pl. topogra·phies
1. Detailed, precise description of a place or region.
2. Graphic representation of the surface features of a place or region on a map, indicating their relative positions and elevations.
3. A description or an analysis of a structured entity, showing the relations among its components: In the topography of the economy, several depressed areas are revealed.
4.
a. The surface features of a place or region.
b. The surface features of an object: The topography of a crystal.
5. The surveying of the features of a place or region.
6. The study or description of an anatomical region or part.

top′o·graph′ (tŏp′ə-grăf′) n.
top′o·graph′ic (-grăf′ĭk), top′o·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
top′o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.

to·pog·ra·phy

(tŏ-pog'ră-fē)
anatomy The description of any part of the body, especially in relation to a definite and limited area of the surface.
[topo- + G. graphē, a writing]

to·pog·ra·phy

(tŏ-pog'ră-fē)
anatomy the description of any part of the body, especially in relation to a definite and limited area of the surface.
[topo- + G. graphē, a writing]
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Fortunately the topographer the victim had asked as on expert, finally made it to the trial at the farm, as he was not cited by the court, something we found the night before.
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The author chronicles his experiences on the northern plains as not only a physician but also as a topographer, cartographer, and Indian agent.
HENRY G Gastineau (1791-1876) was a topographer and landscape artist who trained as an engraver and then studied at the Royal Academy Schools.
Cuyp had become a repetitious provincial topographer. His attempts to raise his imagination stalled on the muddy banks of a Dutch waterway with his Baptism of the Eunuch by St Philip (National Trust, Anglesey Abbey) and in the fake orientalism of his Conversion of St Paul (Private Collection; near-replica in Musee de Picardie, Amiens).