Definition of anatomist noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//əˈnætəmɪst//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈnætəmɪst//
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a scientist who studies anatomy Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from French anatomiste, from a medieval Latin derivative of anatomizare from anatomia, from Greek, from ana- ‘up’ + tomia ‘cutting’ (from temnein ‘to cut’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: anatomist