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anatomical, anatomic
A reference to anatomy or the structural organization of an organism.
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(there are certain anatomic terms which present various situations; for example, a body part may be horizontal, as opposed to vertical; in front as opposed to being behind or at the back; above as opposed to being under, etc.)
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anatomic age
The estimated age of an individual based on the stage of development or deterioration of the body as compared to that of other people of the same chronological age.
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anatomic pathology
The study of the effects of disease on the structures of the body.
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anatomic position
A standard position of the body:
  • standing erect
  • facing directly forward
  • feet pointed forward and slightly apart
  • arms hanging down at the sides with the palms facing forward

This position is used as a reference to describe sites or motions of various parts of the body.

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anatomic snuffbox, anatomical snuffbox
A small, cup-like depression on the back of the hand at the base of the thumb near the wrist formed by the three tendons reaching toward the thumb and index finger as the thumb is turned toward the palm and then spread back out as the wrist is turned back and forth.
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anatomic topography
A system of identification of a body part in terms of the regionn in which it is located and its nearby structures.
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anatomic zero joint position
The beginning point of a joint range of motion.
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