Definition of Bodily process
1. Noun. An organic process that takes place in the body. "Respiratory activity"
Specialized synonyms: Control, Breathing, External Respiration, Respiration, Ventilation, Respiration, Breath, Consumption, Ingestion, Intake, Uptake, Sex, Sex Activity, Sexual Activity, Sexual Practice, Insemination, Sleeping, Reaction, Response, Crying, Tears, Weeping, Ablactation, Anastalsis, Discharge, Emission, Expelling, Expectoration, Festering, Maturation, Suppuration, Healing, Hypostasis, Lachrymation, Lacrimation, Tearing, Watering, Lactation, Opsonisation, Opsonization, Overactivity, Peristalsis, Vermiculation, Diaphoresis, Hidrosis, Perspiration, Sudation, Sweating, Phagocytosis, Pinocytosis, Placentation, Psilosis, Tanning, Transpiration
Generic synonyms: Biological Process, Organic Process
Derivative terms: Active
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Literary usage of Bodily process
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1. Living Buddhist Masters by Jack Kornfield (1998)
"So he realizes the fact that mind knowing a bodily process is quicker than the ... He experiences directly that a bodily process takes place after a ..."
2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1893)
"... correlated with a bodily process that tends to fix a habit (increases a trace), is pleasurable ; while any presentation correlated with a bodily process ..."
3. An Outline of Psychology by Edward Bradford Titchener (1902)
"(2) We laid it down in our definition of sensation that the mental process is always connected with a bodily process in a definite bodily organ. ..."
4. Practical Insight Meditation: Basic and Progressive Stages by Mahasi Sayadaw (1991)
"He experiences directly that a bodily process takes place after a preceding intention. Again he knows from direct ..."
5. Pain, Pleasure, and æsthetics: An Essay Concerning the Psychology of Pain by Henry Rutgers Marshall (1894)
"Mr. Oilman holds that "any presentation correlated with a bodily process that tends to fix a habit (increases a trace), is pleasurable; ..."