1580s; see structure + -ical.
of or relating to the branch of morphology that researches the dwelling of organisms
- of or concerning the construction of human body
- a manifestation that relates to anatomy
- Of or concerning anatomy or dissection; since, the anatomic art; anatomical findings.
(a.) Of or relating to anatomy or dissection; as, the anatomic art; anatomical observations.
Charges of impiety and body-snatching laid by these men in connexion with his anatomical studies caused the favour of the pope to be for a time withdrawn.