In vertebrate animals, flesh is the colloquial term for biological tissue which consists of skeletal muscles and fat as opposed to bones, viscera and integuments. Flesh may be used as food, in which case it commonly is called meat.
Other articles related to "flesh":
... Kobayashi wrote and directed the independent sex-film Flesh Market (1962) ... Flesh Market was the first Japanese film to show breasts on screen ... Flesh Market was an independent and underground film, and played only in "Adult" theaters ...
... Sarcophagidae is the dipteran family commonly known as flesh flies, comprising approximately 2000 species ... Flesh flies are attracted to anything rotting, including feces ... Flesh flies appear to prefer sunlight over shaded conditions ...
... Sarcophaga is a genus of true flies, the type of the flesh-fly family (Sarcophagidae) ... are Sarcophaga africa, Sarcophaga bercaea, the grey flesh-fly Sarcophaga bullata, Sarcophaga carnaria, Sarcophaga crassipalpis, the friendly fly Sarcophaga aldrichi and the red-tailed ...
... Flesh flies are strongly attracted to carrion or dry flesh ... The female has a strong desire to lay larvae on the flesh and have even been noted to larviposit on the sleeve of a garment that has been previously soiled with blood ...
... It has medium flavoured flesh and is regarded by both Japanese and Western chefs as the best raw fish to eat in the world ...
Famous quotes containing the word flesh:
“The flesh is the surface of the unknown.”
—Victor Hugo (18021885)
“No skilled hands
caress a strangers flesh with lucid oil before
a word is spoken
before a tale is told, before
the stranger tells his name.”
—Denise Levertov (b. 1923)
“Our pleasance here is all vain glory,
This false world is but transitory;
The flesh is bruckle, the Fiend is slee:
Timor Mortis conturbat me.”
—William Dunbar (c. 1465c. 1530)