Definition of Physical structure
1. Noun. The entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being). "He felt as if his whole body were on fire"
Category relationships: Animal, Animate Being, Beast, Brute, Creature, Fauna, Homo, Human, Human Being, Man
Generic synonyms: Natural Object
Specialized synonyms: Life Form, Anatomy, Bod, Build, Chassis, Figure, Flesh, Form, Frame, Human Body, Material Body, Physical Body, Physique, Shape, Soma, Live Body
Terms within: Body Substance, Articulatory System, Bodily Cavity, Cavity, Cavum, Digestive System, Gastrointestinal System, Systema Alimentarium, Systema Digestorium, Endocrine System, Lymphatic System, Systema Lymphaticum, Musculoskeletal System, Nervous System, Systema Nervosum, Respiratory System, Systema Respiratorium, Sensory System, Vascular System, Cardiovascular System, Circulatory System, Caput, Head, Cervix, Neck, Body, Torso, Trunk, Leg, Arm, Crotch, Fork, Pressure Point
Derivative terms: Bodily, Bodily
Lexicographical Neighbors of Physical Structure
Literary usage of Physical structure
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1901)
"Their physical structure and its Probable Manner of Development. By PETER MACNAIR. The area under notice is defined as that lying immediately to the ..."
2. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1838)
"Man, in His physical structure and Adaptations. By ROBERT MUDIE, Author of " The Heavens," " The Four Seasons," '"',> Thj! ..."
3. Food and the Principles of Dietetics by Robert Hutchison (1917)
"Milk and its derivatives, including cream, butter, and cheese. 6. Eggs. i. MEAT. We may look first at the physical structure or architecture of meat (Fig. ..."
4. A History of Rome from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire by Henry George Liddell (1855)
"physical structure of tipper portion: The Alps, or northern limits of the valley of the Po. ... physical structure of lower portion of Apennine range. §. ..."
5. The Textile Fibres: Their Physical, Microscopical and Chemical Properties by Joseph Merritt Matthews (1913)
"physical structure.—Physically the individual cotton fibre consists of a single long tubular cell, with one end attached directly to the surface of the seed ..."
6. The Journal of the Royal Geographic Society of London by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1845)
"On the physical structure and Arrangement of the Islands of the Indian Archipelago. By Mr. W. EARLE. A TRAVELLER in the Indian Archipelago soon perceives ..."