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adjective as in bony

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adjective as in corporal

adjective as in corporeal

adjective as in structural

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He stresses that these dynamics exist over and above the “more rigid anatomical structure” of the brain.

Because the reference brain was extremely detailed, this allowed the team to better figure out the location of brain cells and regions in a particular anatomical space.

With CT scanning, scientists have now mapped the skull’s structure, revealing hidden anatomical features that tie the animal closely to the four species of American crocodiles alive today.

Moreover, “developmental bias” means that anatomical variation is not produced at random.

Whenever different numbers develop or evolve, they bring other anatomical problems.

Anatomical effects can be revealing of what happened to the airplane itself.

And there, [in his hand is] another piece of an anatomical joint.

I used anatomical [parts], the correct ones, rather than redraw them exactly; it stultifies the process I go through.

The nude of the 19th century was often a tool for anatomical study: an intellectualized and idealized approach to physiognomy.

The book goes as far as outlining the anatomical differences between males and females.

Anatomical peculiarities prevent the proper functions of the nervous system, as it is not hard to understand.

He filled his room with abnormal fragments of the human body, and surrounded himself with jars of preserved anatomical specimens.

Of course, no attempt has been made in the above figure to express anatomical forms and relations exactly.

The clinical lectures are delivered in the Hospital of San Andres, to which an anatomical amphitheatre was attached in 1792.

Taking its anatomical structure into consideration, there is doubtless a wide distinction, both as regards food and habit.


On this page you'll find 100 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to anatomical, such as: skeletal, osseous, hard, and ossified.

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