body temperature

Definition of body temperature

  1. :  the normal temperature of the human body A person's normal body temperature is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit or 37 degrees Celsius.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the main part of a plant or animal body especially as distinguished from limbs and head :  trunk

    :  the main, central, or principal part: such as

    :  the nave of a church

  1. :  to give form or shape to :  embody

    :  represent, symbolize

  1. :  complexion

    :  temperament

    :  degree of hotness or coldness measured on a definite scale

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