anatomy - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/əˈnætəmi/
singularanatomy
pluralanatomies
  1. 2
    [countable] [usually singular] the body of a human or animal, or the structure of a plant
  2. 3
    [countable] informal the human body

    Those are parts of your anatomy that we’d rather not hear about.

  3. 4
    [singular] a careful examination of a situation, problem etc
    anatomy of:

    an essay on the anatomy of Communism

derived word

anatomist

noun [countable]
singularanatomist
pluralanatomists