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Anatomy


/əˈnatəmē/

Noun, planatomies

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)


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