etymologeek.com > English > Anatomy
English word anatomy comes from Ancient Greek τέμνω, Ancient Greek ἀνά, and later Latin anatomia (Anatomy.).

Anatomy etymology ?

Anatomy detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
τέμνω Ancient Greek (grc)
ἀνά Ancient Greek (grc)
ἀνατέμνω Ancient Greek (grc)
ἀνατομή Ancient Greek (grc)
*ἀνατομία Ancient Greek (grc)
ἀνατομία Ancient Greek (grc)
anatomia Latin (lat) Anatomy.
anatomie French (fra) (figuratively) dissection; study. Anatomy (structure of a living being). Anatomy (study). Anatomy; dissection.
anatomy English (eng) (archaic) A skeleton, or dead body.. (colloquial) The form of an individual, particularly a person, used in a tongue in cheek manner, as might be a term used by a medical professional, but in a markedly a less formal context, in which a touch of irony becomes apparent.. A treatise or book on anatomy.. The act of dividing anything, corporeal or intellectual, for the purpose of examining its [...]

Words with the same origin as anatomy

Descendants of τέμνω
atomic
Descendants of ἀνά
ana analogy analysis analyze aneurysm lex