anatomist

Part of speech: noun

One skilled in anatomy.

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Usage examples "anatomist":

  1. Sir Richard Owen, in many ways, was at that time the most distinguished anatomist in England. - "Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work", P. Chalmers Mitchell.
  2. It was in 1820, long after the theory had been made current, that the poet first publicly narrated that in a similar way he had long before come to the same conclusion; but Huxley was able to show that, although announcing it later, Goethe had in reality anticipated the anatomist. - "Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work", P. Chalmers Mitchell.
  3. He was the incarnation of New England; to know thoroughly his career is to know the Massachusetts of that day as an anatomist knows the human frame. - "Benjamin Franklin", John Torrey Morse, Jr..