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Definition of the noun gross anatomy

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  1. the study of the structure of the body and its parts without the use of a microscope

Alternative definition of the noun gross anatomy


  1. [anatomy] The study of large-scale anatomy, especially that which may be seen by the unaided eye.

Specialised definition of the noun gross anatomy

Glossary of sports

the study of the structure of the body that can be seen without the use of a microscope (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)


"Gross Anatomy" is a 1989 American drama film directed by Thom Eberhardt and starring Matthew Modine, Daphne Zuniga and Christine Lahti. It was released by Touchstone Pictures.


"Gross anatomy" is a book by Charley Friedman.

  • also known as "Gross anatomy = Anatomía completa"


Gross anatomy, also called topographical anatomy, is the study of anatomy at the macroscopic level. In addition to its usual meaning, the term gross is also important in the history of the study of anatomy, referring to Dr. Samuel D. Gross, one of America's most distinguished and influential surgeons, physicians, anatomists, authors, and teachers. Other branches of anatomy include embryology and neuroanatomy.

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Google previewDictionary Of Anatomy & Physio (2000)

by Poly Mary

Gross anatomy The branch of anatomy that deals with structures that can be studied without using a microscope. Also called macroscopic anatomy. Growth An increase in size due to an increase in the number of cells or an increase in the size ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

see gross anatomy (above). microscopica.anatomy revealed by microscopy; includeshistologyand cytology. morbid a.anatomy ofdiseased tissues. Called also pathological anatomy, ...

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

Dalley, II, PhD Gross Anatomy Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Director, Medical Gross Anatomy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

gross anatomy, the study of the organs or parts of the body large enough to be seen with the naked eye. Also called macroscopic anatomy. Grossman principle, in tomography, the principle that when the fulcrum or axis ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

See Gross anatomy, Regional anatomy, Surgical anatomy ANCA Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody, see there anchor suture Surgery A small suture used for ligament repair of small joints. See Suture anchovy paste appearance Parasitology ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

m rommet Gronblad-Strandberg syndrome gm grooved pegboard test Groshong catheter gm gross anatomy Grossman principle gross motor skills gross sensory testing gross visual skills ground grounding pad ground itch ground state Emil ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Eye (2010)

by Joseph Besharse, Reza Dana

Conclusions See also Glossary Further Reading Embryology and Early Patterning Embryology Early Patterning Conclusions See also Glossary Further Reading Extraocular Muscles: Extraocular Muscle Anatomy Gross Anatomy of the EOM ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dairy Sciences (2011)

Character Evolutionary Divergence of Placental Mammals The Classification of Mammals Domestication See also Further Reading MAMMARY GLAND | Anatomy Introduction Gross Anatomy Supporting Structures Microscopic Anatomy Teat ...

Google previewWebster's New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition (2009)

by WebMD

gross anatomy See anatomy, gross. gross hematuria See hematuria, gross.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences (2014)

Inferior Flocculonodular lobe: Nodulus Primary fissure Flocculus Hemisphere Dentate nucleus Emboliform nucleus Fastigial nucleus Globose nucleus Tonsil Tonsil Posterolateral fissure Figure 1 The gross anatomy of the human cerebellum, ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (1999)

by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli

gross anatomy That portion of anatomy which involves the bodily features apparent to ...

Google previewThe Dictionary for Human Factors/Ergonomics (1992)

by James H. Stramler, Jr.

accommodate the user' s fingers gross adjustment see primary positioning movement gross anatomy that portion of anatomy which involves the bodily features apparent to the naked eye gross body coordination the ability to integrate motion ...

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