Body

With regard to living things, a body is the physical body 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.

Read more about Body:  Human Body, Variations, Antonym

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Newton's Laws Of Motion
... They describe the relationship between the forces acting on a body and its motion due to those forces ... Second law The acceleration a of a body is parallel and directly proportional to the net force F acting on the body, is in the direction of the net force, and is inversely proportional to the mass m of the ... Third law When a first body exerts a force F1 on a second body, the second body simultaneously exerts a force F2 = −F1 on the first body ...
Human Swimming - Physics
... relies on the natural buoyancy of the human body, with the relative density of the average body, compared to water, of 0.98, creating a floating effect ... This varies on the basis of body composition, with body fat lowering the density, and increasing floatation ... density difference means that water supports the body during swimming, and therefore makes swimming low impact compared to surface activities such as running where ...
Alternative Medicine - Classifications
... Naturopathy, Homeopathy, and Ayurveda Mind-body medicine takes a holistic approach to health that explores the interconnection between the mind, body, and spirit ... and other natural substances Manipulative and body-based practices feature manipulation or movement of body parts, such as is done in chiropractic and osteopathic ...
Body - Antonym
... In the views emerging from the mind-body dichotomy, the body is considered in behavior and therefore considered as little valued and trivial in ... philosophers of mind maintain that the mind is not something separate from the body, but is produced by physiological functions of the brain ...
Body Substance Isolation
... Body substance isolation is a practice of isolating all body substances (blood, urine, feces, tears, etc.) of individuals undergoing medical treatment, particularly emergency ...

Famous quotes containing the word body:

    If the body be feeble, the mind will not be strong.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)

    The body was still resting on its legs, leaning against the end of the side of the bed, while one of the arms was close clasped round the bed-post. The mouth was rigidly closed, but the eyes were open as though staring at him.
    Anthony Trollope (1815–1882)

    A graceful bearing is to the body what good sense is to the mind.
    —Francois Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)