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From Greek: ἀνατέμνειν ("anatemnein")- to cut, to dissect
German: Anatomie

1 Definition

The Anatomy is the descriptive science of the structure and/or shape (morphology) of the human body and its tissues (histology), as well as their development (embryology).

It is based on the analytical dissection of corpses (Latin: secare – to cut) for scientific reasons.

2 Classification

The anatomy can be further classified according to various aspects.

2.1 According to examination method

2.2 According to examination focus

2.3 According to examination item

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