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Zootomy \Zo*ot"o*my\, n. [Zoo- + Gr. ? to cut: cf. F. zootomie.] The dissection or the anatomy of animals; -- distinguished from androtomy. [1913 Webster]





  • Finnish: zootomia
Zootomy is a contraction of zoological and anatomy. It refers to the dissection of animals as opposed to that of plants (phytotomy)
zootomy in German: Zootomie
zootomy in Spanish: Zootomía
zootomy in French: Zootomie
zootomy in Croatian: Anatomija životinja
zootomy in Icelandic: Dýralíffærafræði
zootomy in Malay (macrolanguage): Zootomi
zootomy in Dutch: Zoötomie
zootomy in Japanese: 動物解剖学
zootomy in Portuguese: Zootomia
zootomy in Tagalog: Sootomiya
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