Translation of "anatomy" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun uk /əˈnæt.ə.mi/ us /əˈnæt̬.ə.mi/

[ U ] the scientific study of the body and how its parts are arranged

An understanding of human anatomy is important to a dancer. 对于一个舞蹈演员来说,通晓一些人体解剖学知识非常重要。
He later became professor of anatomy at Kiel. 后来他成为基尔大学的解剖学教授。

[ C or U ] the structure of an animal or plant

the female anatomy 女性人体解剖构造
the anatomy of a leaf 叶子的结构

[ C ] humorous a person's body

On which part of her anatomy is she tattooed? 她的纹身刺在什么部位?

[ C ] formal a detailed examination of a subject

The whole play reads like an anatomy of evil. 整个剧本读起来就如同是一份对邪恶的剖析报告。

(Translation of “anatomy” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)