general anatomy

Definitions of general anatomy
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n the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals

Synonyms:
anatomy
Types:
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applied anatomy, clinical anatomy
the practical application of anatomical knowledge to diagnosis and treatment
comparative anatomy
the study of anatomical features of animals of different species
developmental anatomy
the branch of anatomy that studies structural changes of an individual from fertilization to maturity
functional anatomy, morphophysiology, physiological anatomy
the study of anatomy in its relation to function
gross anatomy, macroscopic anatomy
the study of the structure of the body and its parts without the use of a microscope
microscopic anatomy
the study of microscopic structures of tissues and organs
neuroanatomy
the anatomy of the nervous system
osteology
the branch of anatomy that studies the bones of the vertebrate skeleton
regional anatomy, topographic anatomy, topology
the study of anatomy based on regions or divisions of the body and emphasizing the relations between various structures (muscles and nerves and arteries etc.) in that region
dental anatomy
the branch of gross anatomy concerning with the morphology of teeth
cytology
the branch of biology that studies the structure and function of cells
histology
the branch of biology that studies the microscopic structure of animal or plant tissues
Type of:
morphology
the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants

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