the branch of pathology dealing with the morphologic changes in the tissues, both gross and microscopic; pathological anatomy.
anatomical pathology n.
The study of the structural and compositional changes that occur in organs and tissues as a result of disease. Also called pathological anatomy.
- Anatomical position
anatomical position anatomical position n. The erect position of the body with the face directed forward, the arms at the side, and the palms of the hands facing forward, used as a reference in describing the relation of body parts to one another. Historical Examples Each bone offered some special features dependent on its structural […]
- Anatomical snuffbox
noun the triangular depression on the back of the hand between the thumb and the index finger
- Anatomical wart
anatomical wart anatomical wart n. See postmortem wart.
- Anatomical sphincter
anatomical sphincter anatomical sphincter n. See sphincter.