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a·nat·o·my

anatomy

 
 
pronunciation:
nae t mi
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part of speech: noun
inflections: anatomies
definition 1: the parts of a living thing and how they fit together.
We studied the anatomy of worms in science class.
definition 2: the science that studies the parts and structures of plants or animals.
All medical students take courses in human anatomy.
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The word anatomy contains the following parts:
ana- Greek prefix that means up; against; back
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tom, -tome, -tomy, -stomy Greek root that means to cut
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