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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... 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 ...
... 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 ... 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 ...
... 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-fl ...
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:
“How can kindliness rule that man
Who eateth other flesh to increase his own?”
—Tiruvalluvar (c. 5th century A.D.)
“Why a tender curb upon the youthful burning boy?
Why a little curtain of flesh on the bed of our desire?”
—William Blake (17571827)
“A spirit glided past my face; the hair of my flesh bristled.”
—Bible: Hebrew, Job 4:15.