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.
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... It has medium flavoured flesh and is regarded by both Japanese and Western chefs as the best raw fish to eat in the world ...
... Flesh flies are strongly attracted to carrion or dry flesh ... 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 ...
... 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) ... africa, Sarcophaga bercaea, the grey flesh-fly Sarcophaga bullata, Sarcophaga carnaria, Sarcophaga crassipalpis, the friendly fly Sarcophaga aldrichi and the red-t ...
... year out of the director's chair, 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 ...
More definitions of "flesh":
- (noun): The soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat.
- (noun): A soft moist part of a fruit.
Famous quotes containing the word flesh:
“Should poor souls fear a shade or night,
Who came sure from a sea of light?
Or since those drops are all sent back
So sure to thee, that none doth lack,
Why should frail flesh doubt any more
That what God takes, Hell not restore?”
—Henry Vaughan (16221695)
“Come, thou shalt go home, and well have flesh for holidays, fish for fasting-days, and moreoer puddings and flap-jacks, and thou shalt be welcome.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“One, two and many: flesh had made him blind,
Flesh had one pleasure only in the act,
Flesh set one purpose only in the mind
Triumph of flesh and afterwards to find
Still those same terrors wherewith flesh was racked.”
—Robert Graves (18951985)