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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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