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noun as in physical structure of animals, plants

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Learning how to draw is one thing, but learning how to draw anatomy is a whole other ballpark.

“The thing that jumps out to me about mythical anatomy is how idealized their anatomies are,” says Lali DeRosier.

He moved on to the University of Bonn as professor of anatomy and physiology, although he wasn’t very good at anatomy and shifted his attention to the physics of whirlpools in fluids.

A young Yale University paleontologist, however, now maintains that the anatomy of the Brontosaurus points clearly to a life on land.

It has been the focus of scientific inquiry, with experts determining that its association with women’s anatomy is to blame for people’s aversion to it.

The goal is to create a literary anatomy of the last century—or, to be precise, from 1900 to 2014.

They are the parts of the female anatomy so often the object of fantasies.

Saul Bass, the greatest designer of movie title sequences (Anatomy of a Murder, The Man with the Golden Arm) in Hollywood history.

Morbid Anatomy, with Ebenstein at the helm, seems to do it all, from publishing books to leading international trips.

Entering Morbid Anatomy from an unremarkable, industrial street in Brooklyn, its ground-floor coffee shop/bookstore is buzzing.

Quaint old Burton in his "Anatomy of Melancholy," recognizes the virtues of the plant while he anathematizes its abuse.

In the whole of anatomy there is no task so difficult as that of learning the precise attachments of the muscles of the back.

A celebrated Coach in Anatomy says that no one can learn Anatomy until he has learned and forgotten it from three to seven times!

Even in the details of anatomy some long-vanished character suddenly appears.

The anatomy is different, and the light falls on different textures, but the principle is not changed.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to anatomy, such as: analysis, biology, cytology, diagnosis, dissection, and division.

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