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.
Other articles related to "body":
... Traditional Chinese medicine, Naturopathy, Homeopathy, and Ayurveda Mind-body medicine takes a holistic approach to health that explores the interconnection between the mind, body, and spirit ... such as herbs, foods, vitamins, and other natural substances Manipulative and body-based practices feature manipulation or movement of body parts ...
... Body substance isolation is a practice of isolating all body substances (blood, urine, feces, tears, etc.) of individuals undergoing medical treatment ...
... In the views emerging from the mind-body dichotomy, the body is considered in behavior and therefore considered as little valued and trivial in comparison to mind, spirit or soul ... the mind is not something separate from the body, but is produced by physiological functions of the brain ...
... Swimming 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 ... 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 weight is put on to the joints ...
... 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 ... 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 ...
Famous quotes containing the word body:
“For I will consider my Cat Jeoffry.
For he is the servant of the Living God, duly and daily serving him.
For at the first glance of the glory of God in the East he worships
in his way.
For is this done by wreathing his body seven times round with
—Christopher Smart (17221771)
“In youth the human body drew me and was the object of my secret and natural dreams. But body after body has taken away from me that sensual phosphorescence which my youth delighted in. Within me is no disturbing interplay now, but only the steady currents of adaptation and of sympathy.”
—Haniel Long (18881956)
“Fairy tales are loved by the child not because the imagery he finds in them conforms to what goes on within him, but becausedespite all the angry, anxious thoughts in his mind to which the fairy tale gives body and specific contentthese stories always result in a happy outcome, which the child cannot imagine on his own.”
—Bruno Bettelheim (20th century)