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 for zomy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Anatomy \A*nat"o*my\, n.; pl. Anatomies. [F. anatomie, L.
     anatomia, Gr. ? dissection, fr. ? to cut up; ? + ? to cut.]
     1. The art of dissecting, or artificially separating the
        different parts of any organized body, to discover their
        situation, structure, and economy; dissection.
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     2. The science which treats of the structure of organic
        bodies; anatomical structure or organization.
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              Let the muscles be well inserted and bound together,
              according to the knowledge of them which is given us
              by anatomy.                           --Dryden.
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     Note: "Animal anatomy" is sometimes called zomy; "vegetable
           anatomy," phytotomy; "human anatomy," anthropotomy.
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     Comparative anatomy compares the structure of different
        kinds and classes of animals.
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     3. A treatise or book on anatomy.
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     4. The act of dividing anything, corporeal or intellectual,
        for the purpose of examining its parts; analysis; as, the
        anatomy of a discourse.
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     5. A skeleton; anything anatomized or dissected, or which has
        the appearance of being so.
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              The anatomy of a little child, representing all
              parts thereof, is accounted a greater rarity than
              the skeleton of a man in full stature. --Fuller.
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              They brought one Pinch, a hungry, lean-faced
              villain,
              A mere anatomy.                       --Shak.
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