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It Has 7 letters ( a n a t o m y )         3 vowels ( a a o )         4 consonants ( n t m y )         Word on the contrary ymotana

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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From French _anatomie_, from Latin _anatomia_, from Ancient Greek _ἀνατομία_ (anatomía), from _ἀνατομή_ (anatomḗ, “dissection”), from _ἀνά_ (aná, “up”) + _τέμνω_ (témnō, “I cut, incise”) (surface analysis _ana-_ +‎ _-tomy_), literally “cut up”.

From French anatomie, from Latin anatomia, from Ancient Greek ἀνατομία (anatomía), from ἀνατομή (anatomḗ, dissection), from ἀνά (aná, up) + τέμνω (témnō, I cut, incise) (surface analysis ana- +‎ -tomy), literally “cut up”.

Which the in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* IPA(key): /əˈnætəmi/

  • IPA(key): /əˈnætəmi/

Which the in categoryENGLISH - NOUN
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ANATOMY (_plural_ ANATOMIES) * The art of studying the different parts of any organized body, to discover their situation, structure, and economy; dissection. * The science that deals with the form and structure of organic bodies; anatomical structure or organization. * John Dryden Let the muscles be well inserted and bound together, according to the knowledge of them which is given us by ANATOMY. _Animal anatomy_ is also called zomy or zootomy; _vegetable anatomy,_ phytotomy; and _human anatomy,_ anthropotomy. * A treatise or book on anatomy. * The act of dividing anything, corporeal or intellectual, for the purpose of examining its parts; analysis; as, the anatomy of a discourse. * (colloquial) The form of an individual, particularly a person, used in a tongue in cheek manner, as might be a term used by a medical professional, but in a markedly a less formal context, in which a touch of irony becomes apparent. _"I went to the Venice beach body building competition and noticed the competitor from Athen, and boy oh boy lemme tell ya, that's what a call classic Greek ANATOMY."_ * (archaic) A skeleton, or dead body. * 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, _Essays_, Folio Society, 2006, vol.1 p.68: So did the Ægyptians, who in the middest of their banquetings, and in the full of their greatest cheere, caused the ANATOMIE of a dead man to be brought before them, as a memorandum and warning to their guests. * The physical or functional organization of an organism, or part of it. DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

anatomy (plural anatomies)

  1. The art of studying the different parts of any organized body, to discover their situation, structure, and economy; dissection.
  2. The science that deals with the form and structure of organic bodies; anatomical structure or organization.
    Animal anatomy is also called zomy or zootomy; vegetable anatomy, phytotomy; and human anatomy, anthropotomy.
  3. A treatise or book on anatomy.
  4. The act of dividing anything, corporeal or intellectual, for the purpose of examining its parts; analysis; as, the anatomy of a discourse.
  5. (colloquial) The form of an individual, particularly a person, used in a tongue in cheek manner, as might be a term used by a medical professional, but in a markedly a less formal context, in which a touch of irony becomes apparent.
    "I went to the Venice beach body building competition and noticed the competitor from Athen, and boy oh boy lemme tell ya, that's what a call classic Greek anatomy."
  6. (archaic) A skeleton, or dead body.
  7. The physical or functional organization of an organism, or part of it.

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Which the in categoryENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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* phytotomy * zootomy

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