Definition of body temperature
: the normal temperature of the human body A person's normal body temperature is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit or 37 degrees Celsius.
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: 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
: to give form or shape to : embody
: represent, symbolize
: degree of hotness or coldness measured on a definite scale
: the degree of heat that is natural to the body of a living being
: abnormally high body heat
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