corporeal


cor·po·re·al

adjective \kr-ˈpr-ē-əl\

: having or consisting of a physical body or form

Full Definition of CORPOREAL

1
:  having, consisting of, or relating to a physical material body: as
a :  not spiritual
b :  not immaterial or intangible :  substantial
2
archaic :  corporal
cor·po·re·al·ly \-ē-ə-lē\ adverb
cor·po·re·al·ness noun

Examples of CORPOREAL

  1. the corporeal nature of matter
  2. <corporeal cravings such as hunger and thirst>

Origin of CORPOREAL

Middle English, from Latin corporeus of the body, from corpor-, corpus
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Anatomy Terms

bilateral symmetry, carotid, cartilage, dorsal, entrails, prehensile, renal, solar plexus, supine, thoracic, ventral

cor·po·re·al

adjective \kr-ˈpōr-ē-əl, -ˈpr-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CORPOREAL

: having, consisting of, or relating to a physical material body

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