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Definition of "comparative anatomy" [comparative anatomy]

  • The study of similarities and differences in the anatomy of organisms. (noun)

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Use "comparative anatomy" in a sentence
  • "It was one of the triumphs of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century comparative anatomy and embryology to discern the ghostly footprints of segments in the head."
  • "Dantas, download comparative anatomy data on all known arthropod species and try to recalibrate biobed two."
  • "Particular attention should be made, as important in the comparative anatomy of races, of the cross-section of the diaphysis of the long bones, and of the position of the epiphyses to the diaphysis."
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