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Encyclopedia > Animal anatomy

Zootomy is the zoological discipline that focuses on animal anatomy, in particular on the dissection of animals.


See also: Androtomy, zootomical terms for location




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Anatomy - LoveToKnow Watches (14919 words)
Animal anatomy may include the study of the structure of different animals, when it is called comparative anatomy or animal morphology, or it may be limited to one animal only, in which case it is spoken of as special anatomy.
From the morphological point of view, however, human anatomy is a scientific and fascinating study, having for its object the discovery of the causes which have brought about the existing structure of Man, and needing a knowledge of the allied sciences of embryology or ontogeny, phylogeny and histology.
The French anatomy of the 16th century was distinguished by two circumstances unfavourable to the advancement of the science - extravagant admiration of antiquity, with excessive confidence in the writings of Galen, and the general practice of dissecting principally the bodies of the lower animals.
Anatomy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (545 words)
From the morphological point of view, however, human anatomy is a scientific and fascinating study, having for its object the discovery of the causes which have brought about the existing structure of humans, and needing a knowledge of the allied sciences of embryology or developmental biology, phylogeny, and histology.
Pathological anatomy (or morbid anatomy) is the study of diseased organs, while sections of normal anatomy, applied to various purposes, receive special names such as medical, surgical, gynaecological, artistic and superficial anatomy.
The comparison of the anatomy of different races of humans is part of the science of physical anthropology or anthropological anatomy.
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