Noun, pl. anatomies
1. Branch of biology that deals with the study of form and function, in plants, animals, and other organisms, or specifically in humans. (dictionary.com)
2. This is a branch of biology and medicine that considers the structure of living things.
3. The bodily structure of an organism or of any of its parts. (biology-online.org)
Word origin: from the Ancient Greek ἀνατέμνειν, anatemnein: ana (separate, apart from), and temnein, (to cut up, cut open)