What is flesh?

  • (noun): The soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Flesh

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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Satoru Kobayashi (director) - Life and Career - Flesh Market
... 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 ...
Sarcophaga
... Sarcophaga is a genus of true flies, the type of the flesh-fly family (Sarcophagidae) ... Well-known species are Sarcophaga africa, Sarcophaga bercaea, the grey flesh-fly Sarcophaga bullata, Sarcophaga carnaria, Sarcophaga crassipalpis, the friendly fly Sarcophaga aldrichi and ...
Sarcophaga Haemorrhoidalis - Description
... 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 ...
Southern Bluefin Tuna - Flesh
... It has medium flavoured flesh and is regarded by both Japanese and Western chefs as the best raw fish to eat in the world ...
Sarcophaga Haemorrhoidalis - Life Cycle
... 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 ...

More definitions of "flesh":

  • (noun): A soft moist part of a fruit.
    Synonyms: pulp

Famous quotes containing the word flesh:

    They have whetted their teeth against the stones,
    And now they pick the Bishop’s bones;
    They gnawed the flesh from every limb,
    For they were sent to do judgement on him!
    Robert Southey (1774–1843)

    Made of old rags of tongues,
    of flesh slipped through the abortionist’s knife
    you snake thing....
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    Style is as much under the words as in the words. It is as much the soul as it is the flesh of a work.
    Gustave Flaubert (1821–1880)