Definition of Body substance
1. Noun. The substance of the body.
Group relationships: Body, Organic Structure, Physical Structure
Specialized synonyms: Solid Body Substance, Bodily Fluid, Body Fluid, Humor, Humour, Liquid Body Substance, Chromatin, Chromatin Granule, Achromatin, Linin, Ground Substance, Intercellular Substance, Matrix, Humor, Humour
Lexicographical Neighbors of Body Substance
Literary usage of Body substance
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A History of European Thought in the Nineteenth Century by John Theodore Merz (1903)
"l "We have here the first enunciation of that „ M-,. n Germ-stib- idea of a differentiation between the germ-substance and J^i""'^ the body - substance, ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"Thus we have a division into germ-substance and body-substance. ... But does it—does any modification of the body substance—so affect the germ as to become ..."
3. Handbook of physiology by William Dobinson Halliburton (1913)
"If an animal is doing no external work, but gaining or losing body-substance, the potential energy of the food will equal the potential energy of the ..."
4. Chemistry of Food and Nutrition by Henry Clapp Sherman (1921)
"When the food supplies sufficient energy, the body substance is protected; when the food is insufficient, body substance is burned as fuel. ..."
5. Paradoxes of Free Will by Gunther Siegmund Stent (2002)
"If, according to monism, mind were an attribute of the body substance, mentalist functions would be no less subject to determinism than all the other ..."
6. The Physiologia of Jean Fernel (1567) by Jean Fernel (2003)
"The action that bri this about is nutrition, meaning the alteration and adaptation of added nu ment into body substance. It turns out to be triple, ..."
7. Elements of Chemical Physics by Josiah Parsons Cooke (1877)
"Matter, Body, Substance. — That of which the universe consists, which occupies space, and which is tho object of our senses, is named matter. ..."
8. Guide to the British Mycetozoa Exhibited in the Department of Botany by Arthur Lister (1903)
"The bacteria are conveyed into the body-substance, where they are digested in vacuoles which form round them; there may be one or more digestive vacuoles, ..."