English version

the/an anatomy of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe/an anatomy of somethingthe/an anatomy of somethinga) a study or examination of an organization, process etc in order to understand and explain how it works Elkind’s book is an anatomy of one man’s discussion with his son about life. b) the structure of an organization, process etc or the way it works For the first time, we have the chance to examine the anatomy of a secret government operation. anatomy
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the/an anatomy of somethingElkind's book is an anatomy of one man's discussion with his son about life.For the first time, we have a chance to examine the anatomy of a secret government operation.First, the anatomy of an ice dam; how it happens and why.Her best-known work concerned the anatomy of seedlings.It is hard to work out the anatomy of the brain.Many such debatable questions raised by the anatomy of these creatures still await universally agreed answers.These high rates reflect the anatomy of the cervical spine and the dynamic forces that act on it.This is now widely accepted, but Mr.X, strangely, never pursued it further with reference to the anatomy of the individual golfer.
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