• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Anatomism The application of the principles of anatomy, as in art. "The stretched and vivid anatomism of their [i. e. the French great figure painters ."
    • Anatomism The doctrine that the anatomical structure explains all the phenomena of the organism or of animal life.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n anatomism Anatomical analysis; organization with reference to anatomical structure; exhibition of anatomical details or features, as in painting or statuary.
    • n anatomism Anatomical structure regarded as a basis of biological phenomena; anatomy considered as the foundation of the phenomena of life exhibited by organized bodies.
    • n anatomism The doctrine that anatomical structure accounts for all manifestations of vitality; anatomical materialism, as opposed to animism.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. anatomisme,


In literature:

I proceeded to anatomize this representative specimen.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 1, July, 1863" by Various
Anatomically, the body is not striking either for its beauty or its strength or suppleness.
"Across Coveted Lands" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
The anatomical detail of the body was perfectly balanced.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Yet they are anatomically far more different than the man and the fish.
"The Booklover and His Books" by Harry Lyman Koopman
This fact has been established by the investigations of Mr. John Hunter, who had three of these animals slaughtered for anatomical examination.
"Cattle and Their Diseases" by Robert Jennings
We want not to see water anatomized; the Alps may be tomahawked and scalped by geologists, yet may they be sorry painters.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXXVI. October, 1843. Vol. LIV." by Various
In the former condition the procedure resembles that for removal of a fore limb, but requires more anatomical knowledge.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
The idea may seem practical, but the bust with men is evidently not a reliable guide to all the other anatomical proportions.
"The Perfect Gentleman" by Ralph Bergengren
It is well to recall a few anatomical features because of their bearing on the theories herein considered.
"Glaucoma" by Various
Looking at the girl, Malone was ready to write brand-new definitions for every anatomical term.
"That Sweet Little Old Lady" by Gordon Randall Garrett (AKA Mark Phillips)
The two birds differ anatomically.
"Birds of the Indian Hills" by Douglas Dewar
In my life an object of scientific experiment, and after my death an anatomical curiosity.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
Anatomical description: limited because of absence of autopsy specimens.
"The Native Soil" by Alan Edward Nourse
In this way we combine an anatomical course with practice in modeling forms.
"In Paradise" by Paul Heyse
The method used in this inquiry was to subject anatomically separated parts of the organisms to chemical separations.
"History of Phosphorus" by Eduard Farber
A dozen little anatomical points showed that the worker had been as accurate as he was skilful.
"The Dealings of Captain Sharkey" by A. Conan Doyle
He might analyze Love and anatomize Woman.
"The Ordeal of Richard Feverel" by George Meredith
But she won a still greater title to fame by the marvelous skill which she exhibited in making anatomical models out of indurated wax.
"Woman in Science" by John Augustine Zahm
Embalming and Preserving anatomical specimens.
"Scamping Tricks and Odd Knowledge" by John Newman
There are certain physiological and anatomical conditions existing which tend to show why this is true.
"Insanity" by Henry Putnam Stearns

In poetry:

Oh, if my skill did but suffice
After a fashion,
In eight lines I'd anatomize
The parts of passion.
"In everything I seek to grasp..." by Boris Pasternak

In news:

Multiplanar imaging can demonstrate the precise anatomic site of the hernia sac, the contents of the sac, and any complications.
Endotracheal intubation with flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy in patients with abnormal anatomic conditions of the head and neck.
Double fenestration of the internal jugular vein: A rare anatomic variant.
CORONA, Calif.–FXI Holdings, parent company of Foamex, has purchased a stake in memory-foam mattress manufacturer Anatomic Global.
Aneurysm of the petrous portion of the internal carotid artery at the foramen lacerum: Anatomic , imaging, and otologic findings.
CORONA, Calif.--Patrick Johnson, former chief executive officer of medical device manufacturer Pro-Dex, has been appointed executive director of the WorldBed program of Anatomic Global.
In this newly created position, Johnson reports to David Farley, CEO of Anatomic Global.
State of the Science by Anatomic Site.
Jessica Lloyd-Jones's Beautiful Anatomical Neon-Gas Sculptures.
Ceremony honors cadaver donors to anatomical education.
As ideas about anatomical education have changed, so have the images from the dissection room.
New Test Method for Determination of Friction Torque and Friction Factor for Hip Implants Using an Anatomical Motion Hip Simulator.
Highlights From the Warren Anatomical Museum.
Mounted anatomical preparation by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Shepard Hurwitz, MD and Philip E L. Chronic foot and ankle pain is a common clinical problem in which it is often difficult to locate the anatomic source of pain.

In science:

Estimating distributed anatomical connectivity using fast marching methods and diffusion tensor imaging.
Integral curves of noisy vector fields and statistical problems in diffusion tensor imaging: nonparametric kernel estimation and hypotheses testing
This raises an interesting question of whether knowledge of anatomical connectivity can be exploited for processing of image data on the cortical surface.
Wavelets on Graphs via Spectral Graph Theory
Detected activations are shown against the sub ject’s anatomical image.
Random threshold for linear model selection, revisited
Detected activations are shown against the mean anatomical image of all sub jects.
Random threshold for linear model selection, revisited
Dimitrova N and Dimitrov G: "Distance-dependent effects of anatomical and physiological parameters on EMG signals".
Review of Nonlinear Methods and Modelling
The Cellular Component ontology refers to subcellular structures, with the proviso that the components be part of some larger ob ject, which may be an anatomical structure (e.g., rough endoplasmic reticulum (GO:0005791), nucleus (GO:0005634)) or a gene product group (e.g., ribosome (GO:0005840)).
Multiple tests of association with biological annotation metadata
The target pattern can be the expression pattern of a particular gene, a pattern de fined by a human, a pattern de fined by anatomical components or by any other means of de fining spatial area within the context of the model mouse embryo.
An e-Infrastructure for Collaborative Research in Human Embryo Development
In neuroimaging and in many other areas of application, measures are often correlated spatially and quite well defined anatomically.
Efficient statistical analysis of large correlated multivariate datasets: a case study on brain connectivity matrices
Considering adjacency matrices representing brain connectivity networks, connectivity weights of neighboring connections are likely correlated because of their anatomical proximity.
Efficient statistical analysis of large correlated multivariate datasets: a case study on brain connectivity matrices
We investigate in this paper a simple approach that takes into account this correlation based on a construction of an appropriate statistic in each anatomical or functional block defined by specific attributes of the problem at hand.
Efficient statistical analysis of large correlated multivariate datasets: a case study on brain connectivity matrices
This could happen for example if the block's limits do not exactly match the true limits of the anatomical or functional blocks (quality of segmentation) or simply, this could happen if only a proportion of small regions in a block were affected.
Efficient statistical analysis of large correlated multivariate datasets: a case study on brain connectivity matrices
On one hand, the cortical surface is extracted from a high resolution T1-weighted Magnetic Resonance (MR) image and subdivided into 66 anatomical parcels by matching the most important sulci using atlas-based segmentation.
Efficient statistical analysis of large correlated multivariate datasets: a case study on brain connectivity matrices
Parametric spherical deconvolution: Inferring anatomical connectivity using diffusion MR imaging.
Nonparametric tests of structure for high angular resolution diffusion imaging in Q-space
Probabilistic anatomical connectivity derived from the microscopic persistent angular structure of cerebral tissue.
Nonparametric tests of structure for high angular resolution diffusion imaging in Q-space
The anatomic structure of one transverse, one medial longitudinal and one lateral longitudinal arch can perform the functions of buffering, amortizing, stabilizing and generating propulsion in human activities [4, 5].
Natural gaits of the non-pathological flat foot and high-arched foot