HyperDic: anatomist

English > 1 sense of the word anatomist:
NOUNperson anatomistan expert in anatomy
anatomist > pronunciation
Soundsahnae'tahmahst; ahnae'tahmihst
Rhymesabolitionist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
abortionist ... Zionist: 245 rhymes with ihst...
English > anatomist: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningAn expert in anatomy.
InstancesEustachio, Bartolommeo EustachioItalian anatomist who was one of the fathers of modern anatomy
Evans, Herbert McLean EvansUnited States anatomist who identified four pituitary hormones and discovered vitamin E (1882-1971)
Fallopius, Gabriele Fallopius, Fallopio, Gabriello FallopioItalian anatomist who first described the Fallopian tubes (1523-1562)
GalenGreek anatomist whose theories formed the basis of European medicine until the Renaissance (circa 130-200)
Meissner, Georg MeissnerGerman anatomist (1829-1905)
Muller, Johannes Peter MullerGerman physiologist and anatomist (1801-1858)
Vesalius, Andreas VesaliusA Flemish surgeon who is considered the father of modern anatomy (1514-1564)
Wolff, Kaspar Friedrich WolffGerman anatomist (1733-1794)
Narrowercomparative anatomistanatomist who compares the anatomy of different animals
histologistanatomist who specializes in the microscopic study of animal tissues
osteologist, osteologerAn anatomist who is skilled is osteology
BroaderexpertA person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
Nounsanatomyalternative names for the body of a human being
anatomythe branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals

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