Definition of gross anatomy in English:

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gross anatomy

Entry from US English dictionary


The branch of anatomy that deals with the structure of organs and tissues that are visible to the naked eye.
Example sentences
  • Although the work was deficient in quantity and detail, it emphasized the value of this approach in learning and teaching gross anatomy.
  • The two case studies of the dissertation focus on frog dissection simulation in middle and high school biology classes and human dissection simulation in medical school gross anatomy classes.
  • This is the story of the lives and experiences of four medical students at table 26 in the cadaver laboratory during a 14-week gross anatomy course.

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Syllabification: gross a·nat·o·my

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