Medical Dictionary


noun \ˈbäd-ē\
plural bod·ies

Medical Definition of BODY

a :  the organized physical substance of an animal or plant either living or dead: as (1) :  the material part or nature of a human being (2) :  a dead organism :  corpse b :  a human being
a :  the main part of a plant or animal body especially as distinguished from limbs and head :  trunk b :  the main part of an organ (as the uterus)
:  a kind or form of matter :  a material substance—see ketone body
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