DEEP STRUCTURE By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 Anatomy. Any organ that is beneath the surface layers of the body. 2. Transformational generative grammar. Abstract base form of a sentence. DEEP STRUCTURE: "Joe's heart is an example of a deep structure." Related Psychology Terms EMBEDDED SENTENCE TRANSFORMATIONAL GENERATIVE GRAMMAR KERNEL SENTENCE PHRASE-STRUCTURE GRAMMAR (PSG) AUXILIARY INVERSION CONSTITUENT PACINIAN CORPUSCLE GRAMMATICALITY FINITE-STATE GRAMMAR RECURSION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DEEP STRUCTURE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/deep-structure/ (accessed June 19, 2021).