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TOPOGRAPHY (Gr. Toros, place, -partie...

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Originally appearing in Volume V27, Page 50 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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TOPOGRAPHY (Gr. Toros, place, -partied', to write), a description of a town, district or locality, giving details of its geographical and architectural features. The term is also applied in anatomy to the mapping out of the surface of the human body, either according to a division based on the organs or parts lying below certain regions, or on a superficial plotting out of the body by anatomical boundaries and landmarks.
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