Definition of Human body
1. Noun. Alternative names for the body of a human being. "The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
Group relationships: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul, Homo, Human, Human Being, Man
Generic synonyms: Body, Organic Structure, Physical Structure
Specialized synonyms: Person, Juvenile Body, Adult Body, Male Body, Female Body
Derivative terms: Anatomic, Anatomical, Anatomist
Medical Definition of Human body
1. The human being as a non-anatomical and non-zoological entity. The emphasis is on the philosophical or artistic treatment of the human being, and includes lay and social attitudes toward the body in history. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Human body
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Improvement of the Understanding: Ethics and Correspondence of Benedict de by Benedictus de Spinoza (1901)
"We may affirm the same thing of each part of each individual composing the human body; therefore, the knowledge of each part composing the human body is in ..."
2. Ethic: Demonstrated in Geometrical Order, and Divided Into Five Parts, which by Benedictus de Spinoza, William Hale White, Amelia Hutchison Stirling (1894)
"If the human body is in no way affected by any external body, ... But in so far as the human body is affected in any way by any external body, so far (Prop. ..."
3. A History of Philosophy by Frank Thilly (1914)
"The human body is very complex, it is made up of many parts. ... In this sense, the human mind must perceive everything that happens in the human body. ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"RG AITKEN December 8, 1909 SCIENTIFIC BOOKS The human body and Health. ... The contents of the book are as follows: Chapter I., The human body as a Living ..."
5. Improvement of the Understanding, Ethics, and Correspondence of Benedict de by Benedictus de Spinoza (1901)
"the human mind does not involve an adequate knowledge of the human body. ... We have shown that the idea of a modification of the human body involves the ..."
6. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"If the marks we perceive were caused by a human body, it is clear that the body (supine) was laid lengthwise along one half of the shroud while the other ..."
7. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1890)
"That is : In what measure is the intensity of an induced current flowing through the human body influenced by the resistance of the latter? ..."