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anatomy

noun [U]  /əˈnæt̬·ə·mi/ us  
the scientific study of the structure of animals or plants, or of a particular type of animal or plant: You have to know something about anatomy if you want to draw the human body well. fig. He was studying the anatomy of long-term relationships (= their structure).
anatomical
adjective [not gradable]  /ˌæn·əˈtɑm·ɪ·kəl/ us  
anatomical drawings
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