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morbid anatomy Line breaks: mor¦bid anat|omy

Definition of morbid anatomy in English:


[mass noun]
The anatomy of diseased organs and tissues.
Example sentences
  • Ellis performed the first systematic examination of morbid anatomy in 1908.
  • Historically, macroscopic or gross analysis came first with the rise of morbid anatomy during the Renaissance.
  • In an age when medical practitioners still commonly blamed ailments on an imbalance, morbid anatomy - the study of diseased or damaged organs - was in its infancy.
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