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anatomy
1. dissection of plants, animals, or anything else for the purpose of studying their structure
2. structure of a plant or animal
appendectomy
surgical removal of the appendix
atom
smallest particle of an element
atomizer
device for converting a liquid to a fine spray
dichotomy
cutting or division into two; division
gastrectomy
surgical removal of part or all of the stomach
lobotomy
brain surgery for treatment of certain mental disorders
mastectomy
surgical removal of a breast
phlebotomy
opening of a vein to diminish the blood supply
tome
one volume or "cut" of a work of several volumes; scholary book
tonsillectomy
surgical removal of the tonsils
tracheomtomy
surgical operation of cutting into the trachea (windpipe)