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anatomical

adjective uk   /ˌæn.əˈtɒm.ɪ.kəl/  us   /-ˈtɑː.mɪ-/

anatomical adjective (BODY)

medical relating to the scientific study and representation of the physical body and how its parts are arranged: All medical students are required to do an anatomical dissection of a human body. Her drawings contain an astonishing level of anatomical detail. anatomical drawings

anatomical adjective (PLANT/ANIMAL)

relating to the physical structure of an animal or plant: It was the first time a complete anatomical reconstruction of a dinosaur had been attempted.
anatomically
adverb uk   /ˌæn.əˈtɒm.ɪ.kəl.i/  us   /-ˈtɑː.mɪ-/
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