Associations to the word «Anatomical»


ANATOMICAL, adjective. Of or relating to anatomy or dissection; as, the anatomic art; anatomical observations.
ANATOMICAL POSITION, noun. (anatomy) The position of the human body, standing erect, with the face directed anteriorly, the upper limbs at the sides and the palms turned anteriorly (supinated), and the feet pointed anteriorly; used as the position of reference in description of site or direction of various structures or parts as established in official anatomical nomenclature. Note: The palms are toward our view and we cannot see the back of the hands.
ANATOMICAL SNUFFBOX, noun. (anatomy) A triangular deepening on the radial, dorsal aspect of the hand, bounded by abductor pollicis longus, extensor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis.

Dictionary definition

ANATOMICAL, noun. An expression that relates to anatomy.
ANATOMICAL, adjective. Of or relating to the structure of the body; "anatomical features".
ANATOMICAL, adjective. Of or relating to the branch of morphology that studies the structure of organisms; "anatomical research".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley