Definition of anatomist in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈnadəməst/


An expert in anatomy; a dissector.
Example sentences
  • It was, after all, the Italian anatomists and other anatomists working in Italy that originally taught us anatomy.
  • The following famous anatomists identified and described pancreatic anatomy and physiology.
  • It is important to distinguish autopsies, where legal officials sought the cause of death, from anatomical dissections, where anatomists and, much later, medical students, learned normal anatomy.


Mid 16th century: from French anatomiste, from a medieval Latin derivative of anatomizare (see anatomize).

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Syllabification: a·nat·o·mist

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