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With regard to living things, a body is the integral physical material of an individual. "Body" often is used in connection with appearance, health issues and death. The study of the workings of the body is physiology. Domains and Kingdoms Nanobes Acytota Cytota Bacteria Neomura Archaea Eukaryota Bikonta Apusozoa Rhizaria Excavata Archaeplastida Rhodophyta Glaucophyta Plantae Heterokontophyta Haptophyta Cryptophyta Alveolata Unikonta Amoebozoa Opisthokonta Choanozoa Fungi Animalia An ericoid mycorrhizal fungus Life on Earth redirects here. ... Variation in the physical appearance of humans is believed by anthropologists to be an important factor in the development of personality and social relations in particular physical attractiveness. ... For other uses, see Death (disambiguation), Dead (disambiguation), or Death (band). ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...

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Human body

Main article: Human body

The human body mostly consists of a head, neck, torso, two arms and two legs. Physical Features of the Human Body The human body is the entire physical structure of a human organism. ... For other uses of the word head, see head (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Neck (disambiguation). ... The human torso Torso is an anatomical term for the greater part of the human body without the head and limbs. ... Look up ARM in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... In common usage, a human leg is the lower limb of the body, extending from the hip to the ankle, and including the thigh, the knee, and the cnemis. ...


Limitation

In some contexts, a superficial element of a body, such as hair may be regarded as not a part of it, even while attached. The same is true of excretable substances, such as stool, both while residing in the body and afterwards. Plants composed of more than one cell are not normally regarded as possessing a body. For the 1968 stage production, see Hair (musical), for the 1979 film, see Hair (film). ... Horse feces Feces, faeces, or fæces (see spelling differences) is a waste product from an animals digestive tract expelled through the anus (or cloaca) during defecation. ... For other uses, see Plant (disambiguation). ... Drawing of the structure of cork as it appeared under the microscope to Robert Hooke from Micrographia which is the origin of the word cell being used to describe the smallest unit of a living organism Cells in culture, stained for keratin (red) and DNA (green) The cell is the...


Variations

The body of a dead person is also called a corpse, for humans, or cadaver. The dead bodies of vertebrate animals and insects are sometimes called carcasses. The study of the structure of the body is called anatomy. This article is about modern humans. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Orders Subclass Apterygota Archaeognatha (bristletails) Thysanura (silverfish) Subclass Pterygota Infraclass Paleoptera (Probably paraphyletic) Ephemeroptera (mayflies) Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies) Infraclass Neoptera Superorder Exopterygota Grylloblattodea (ice-crawlers) Mantophasmatodea (gladiators) Plecoptera (stoneflies) Embioptera (webspinners) Zoraptera (angel insects) Dermaptera (earwigs) Orthoptera (grasshoppers, etc) Phasmatodea (stick insects) Blattodea (cockroaches) Isoptera (termites) Mantodea (mantids) Psocoptera... List of bones of the human skeleton Human anatomy is primarily the scientific study of the morphology of the adult human body. ...


Antonym

In the views emerging from the mind-body dichotomy, the body is considered in behavior and therefore considered as little valued[1] and trivial. Many modern philosophers of mind maintain that the mind is not something separate from the body.[2] René Descartes illustration of mind/body dualism. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


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Human heart and lungs, from an older edition of Grays Anatomy. ... Each antibody binds to a specific antigen; an interaction similar to a lock and key. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The medical idea of (grievous) bodily harm is more specific than legal ideas of assault or violence in general, and distinct from property damage. ... Body image is a term which may refer to our perceptions of our own physical appearance, or our internal sense of having a body which is constructed by the brain. ... John Locke defines body as (Nidditch, 1975) P. H. Nidditch (Ed. ... Look up disability in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article is about the medical term. ... A termite cathedral mound produced by a termite colony: a classic example of emergence in nature. ... General fitness training works towards broad goals of overall health and well-being, rather than narrow goals of sport competition, larger muscles or concerns over appearance. ... For the Todd Rundgren album, see Healing (Todd Rundgren). ... Variation in the physical appearance of humans is believed by anthropologists to be an important factor in the development of personality and social relations in particular physical attractiveness. ... Physical Features of the Human Body The human body is the entire physical structure of a human organism. ... gay ... A physical body is an object which can be described by the theories of classical mechanics, or quantum mechanics, and experimented upon by physical instruments. ... In medicine, a trauma patient has suffered serious and life-threatening physical injury resulting in secondary complications such as shock, respiratory failure and death. ...

See also: regarding corpses

This article is about the medical procedure. ... // For the Patricia Cornwell novel, see The Body Farm (novel). ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... The crematorium at Haycombe Cemetery, Bath, England. ... After disasters with extensive loss of life, much resource is often expended on burying the dead quickly, and applying disinfectant to bodies, to prevent diseases from speading. ... For other uses, see Death (disambiguation), Dead (disambiguation), or Death (band). ... Embalming, in most modern cultures, is the art and science of temporarily preserving human remains to forestall decomposition and to make them suitable for display at a funeral. ... For other uses, see Mummy (disambiguation). ... Look up Necrophilia in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Thanatology is the scientific study of death. ...

References

  1. ^ The mind-body problem by Robert M. Young
  2. ^ Kim, J. (1995). in Honderich, Ted: Problems in the Philosophy of Mind. Oxford Companion to Philosophy. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 
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