• WordNet 3.6
    • v anatomize analyze down to the smallest detail "This writer anatomized the depth of human behavior"
    • v anatomize dissect in order to analyze "anatomize the bodies of the victims of this strange disease"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Anatomize To discriminate minutely or carefully; to analyze. "If we anatomize all other reasonings of this nature, we shall find that they are founded on the relation of cause and effect."
    • Anatomize To dissect; to cut in pieces, as an animal vegetable body, for the purpose of displaying or examining the structure and use of the several parts.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • anatomize To dissect, as a plant or an animal, for the purpose of showing the position, structure, and relation of the parts; display the anatomy of.
    • anatomize Figuratively, to analyze or examine minutely; consider point by point.
    • anatomize In chem., to make an analysis of.
    • anatomize To practise the art of dissection; pursue anatomy as an employment, a science, or an art.
    • anatomize Also spelled anatomise.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. anatomiser,


In literature:

In their anatomical construction they undoubtedly resemble mankind; they are also endowed with the faculty of speech.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 1, August 7, 1841" by Various
Chapter II anatomizes evil, dividing it as we do into metaphysical, physical and moral.
"Theodicy" by G. W. Leibniz
In their anatomical construction they undoubtedly resemble mankind; they are also endowed with the faculty of speech.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, Complete" by Various
Death-masks, casts of antique statues, and anatomical studies of the human body, in whole or part, hung on all the walls.
"Atlantis" by Gerhart Hauptmann
But then the whole will look anatomical rather than artistic.
"French Art" by W. C. Brownell
Anatomical Museum, University of Edinburgh.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Yet, in truth, she had no notion of anatomizing her thoughts or feelings.
"A Canadian Heroine, Volume 1" by Mrs. Harry Coghill
Moreover, the anatomical evidence of such changes taking place is at present of the flimsiest character.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 1178, June 25, 1898" by Various
The process of secretion depends upon the anatomical and chemical constitution of the cell-tissues.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Dal took a deep breath and began running the anatomical atlas tapes through the reader, checking the critical points of Moruan anatomy.
"Star Surgeon" by Alan Nourse

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:

Maine artist Sarah Yakawonis uses quilling paper, thin strips of colored paper that can be curled and shaped, to create anatomical images.
Driving, (stuck, actually) behind one of their tourist horse-drawn carriages, we witnessed the impromptu voiding of the animal's bladder, which anatomically is not controllable by any man-made device.
Keratin 19 as a biochemical marker of skin stem cells in vivo and in vitro: keratin 19 expressing cells are differentially localized in function of anatomic sites, and their number varies with donor age and culture stage.
1 Both anatomically and in a dental patient's perception, the maxillary central incisors are front and center in a smile.
Double fenestration of the internal jugular vein : A rare anatomic variant.
It detects coronary lesions , highlights the anatomy and the measures the size of the lesion and degree of anatomical vessel blockage.
Their genetic studies show that the ape and the human lineages probably diverged six million to eight million years ago and that anatomically modern humans emerged in Africa less than 200,000 years ago.
The new look of Gray's Anatomy: The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice.
"They had to be similar enough in appearance to anatomically modern humans that reproduction would happen," said Akey.
These anatomic imaging modalities provide exquisite anatomic detail and are indispensable specifically for guiding surgical intervention.
The mother of a 13-year-old boy said she's outraged her son was banned from wearing a T-shirt in class that shows an anatomically correct US Marine Corps bulldog.
A wax model by Clemente Susini from the late 18th or early 19th century is part of the collection at the Museum of Anatomical Waxes, in Bologna, Italy.
We discuss the clinical importance of anatomic variations and potential causative mechanisms of CSF rhinorrhea during septoplasty.
The high-tech anatomical model, or manikin – more of a teacher than a patient – resides in one of the teaching labs in the newly finished School of Medicine education building at UC Riverside.
It is anatomically designed for a comfortable fit and has a thickness of 6.5 mil for added protection.

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
Matching 3-D anatomical surfaces with non-rigid deformations using octree-splines.
MRI/TRUS data fusion for prostate brachytherapy. Preliminary results
However, such use of wavelets ignores the anatomical connectivity of the cortex. A common view of the cerebral cortex is that it is organized into distinct functional regions which are interconnected by tracts of axonal fibers.
Wavelets on Graphs via Spectral Graph Theory
By tracing the fiber tracts, it is possible to noninvasively infer the anatomical connectivity of cortical regions.
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