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Meaning of ANATOMISM

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Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*nat"o*mism\, n. [Cf. F. anatomisme.]
1. The application of the principles of anatomy, as in art.

         The stretched and vivid anatomism of their [i. e.,
         the French] great figure painters.    --The London
                                               Spectator.

2. The doctrine that the anatomical structure explains all
   the phenomena of the organism or of animal life.

 



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