Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun anatomy

3 senses of anatomy

Sense 1
anatomy, general anatomy -- (the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals)
       => morphology -- (the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants)

Sense 2
human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, flesh -- (alternative names for the body of a human being; "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak")
       => body, organic structure, physical structure -- (the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being); "he felt as if his whole body were on fire")

Sense 3
anatomy -- (a detailed analysis; "he studied the anatomy of crimes")
       => analysis -- (an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole)

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