anatomy (n.)

  1. the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals

    [ Syn: general anatomy ]

  2. alternative names for the body of a human being; Leonardo studied the human body; he has a strong physique; the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

    [ Syn: human body , physical body , material body , soma , build , figure , physique , shape , bod , chassis , frame , form , flesh ]

  3. a detailed analysis; he studied the anatomy of crimes'

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