- regional anatomy n a branch of anatomy dealing with regions of the body esp. with reference to diagnosis and treatment of disease or injury called also topographic anatomy
* * *descriptive anatomy arranged according to the regions of the body; the study of limited portions or regions of the body and the relationships of their parts.
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