A*nat"o*mism (#), n. [Cf. F. anatomisme.]

1.

The application of the principles of anatomy, as in art.

The stretched and vivid anatomism of their [i. e., the French] great figure painters. The London Spectator.

2.

The doctrine that the anatomical structure explains all the phenomena of the organism or of animal life.

 

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