Of or regarding physiology or dissection while the anatomic art anatomical observations
- of or concerning the branch of morphology that researches the dwelling of organisms
- of or relating to the construction of human body
- Alt. of Anatomical
1712, from Latin anatomicus, from Greek anatomikos "relating to structure," from anatomia (identify structure). Anatomical is older.
(a.) Alt. of Anatomical
P. 46, 1879; Leisering, Atlas der Anatomic des Pferdes (Leipzig, 1861); O.