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[mass noun] The anatomy of diseased organs and tissues.
- ‘Ellis performed the first systematic examination of morbid anatomy in 1908.’
- ‘In an age when medical practitioners still commonly blamed ailments on an imbalance, morbid anatomy - the study of diseased or damaged organs - was in its infancy.’
- ‘Historically, macroscopic or gross analysis came first with the rise of morbid anatomy during the Renaissance.’
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