Meaning of “anatomist” in the English Dictionary

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"anatomist" in British English

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anatomistnoun [ C ]

uk /əˈnæt.ə.mɪst/ us /əˈnæt.ə.mɪst/

Examples from literature

  • But anatomists know that a careful comparison of any collection will show extremely salient differences. 
  • But on the eminent anatomists who were to perform a variety of unprecedented operations on other states, this spectacle had no deterrent effect. 
  • Let us imagine, that an anatomist had come into the painter's working-room. 
  • Sir Richard Owen, in many ways, was at that time the most distinguished anatomist in England. 
  • There is something about all the fine arts, of soul and spirit, which, like the vital principle in man, defies the research of the most critical anatomist. 

(Definition of “anatomist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)