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Systemic anatomy

Definition
noun
The system-wise approach in studying anatomy, i.e. by comprehensively studying a particular system and its associated parts, and then moving on to the next system
Supplement
Human body parts are categorized into different systems. For example, the skin and its appendages belong to the integumentary system, all structures involved in digestion to the digestive system, and all bones of the body to the skeletal system. In systemic anatomy, the systems are studied one by one (as opposed to regional anatomy).
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  • anatomy
  • system


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