how to pronounce anatomy


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anatomy is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of anatomy in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… gross anatomy right they get this …”

meanings of anatomy


  1. A treatise or book on anatomy.
  2. The art of studying the different parts of any organized body, to discover their situation, structure, and economy.
  3. The act of dividing anything, corporeal or intellectual, for the purpose of examining its parts.
  4. A skeleton, or dead body.
  5. The form of an individual.
  6. The science that deals with the form and structure of organic bodies; anatomical structure or organization.
  7. The human body, especially in reference to the private parts.
  8. The physical or functional organization of an organism, or part of it.

anatomy frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word anatomy occurs in english on average 4.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics anatomy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that anatomy can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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