anatomical anatomical  /ˌæ nə ˈtɑ mə kəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an expression that relates to anatomy
  2. (adj) of or relating to the structure of the body
  3. (adj) of or relating to the branch of morphology that studies the structure of organisms

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It is not due to an anatomical switch that can cause excitement.
  2. Instead, surgeons use anatomical landmarks unique to each patient to determine the size of his or her new, smaller stomach.
  3. To try to solve the mystery, Carter commissioned an anatomical study of the corpse in 1925 that turned out to be less autopsy than butchery.

News

  1. Zumba Gold classes at Bay Oaks

    Bay Oaks Recreation Campus will be offering a Zumba Gold class every Thursday night at 6:30 p.m., designed for the active adult population or the true beginner (unconditioned) participant. Zumba Gold addresses the anatomical, physiological and psychological needs specific to these populations.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer

  2. Kimberly Simpson earns TEACH prize

    Dr. Kimberly Simpson , a neuroscientist and associate professor of neurobiology and anatomical sciences at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, has received UMMC’s inaugural Regions Bank TEACH Prize.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Mississippi Business Journal

  3. How to stop a trunk and start a tail? The leg has the key

    ( Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia ) One of the most remarkable anatomical differences among vertebrate bodies is the relative size of their neck, trunk and tail. In the latest issue of the journal Developmental Cell, Moisés Mallo and his group at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal, showed that the trunk to tail transition is intrinsically associated with the induction of the legs and ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. "It's a scientific, medical fact that unborn children feel pain," said Brownback as he reintroduced the bill Jan. 22. "We know that unborn children can experience pain based upon anatomical, functional, psychological and behavioral indicators...
    on Feb 9, 2007 By: Sam Brownback Source: Catholic Online

  2. "We saw the same phenomena," Fallon said. "It wasn't as profound, but we still ended up with very significant behavioral improvements and the same regenerative anatomical process."
    on Jan 12, 2010 By: James Fallon Source: Xinhua

  3. "These images are extremely important scientifically, showing as they do an animal (with) such markedly distinctive anatomical and functional attributes," said Mary Dawson, curator emeritus of vertebrate paleontology at the Carnegie Museum of...
    on Jun 15, 2006 By: Mary Dawson Source: Independent Online

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