1. [ noun ] (zoology) the soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat
Related terms: animal_tissue
2. [ noun ] alternative names for the body of a human being
Synonyms: figure form shape frame human_body anatomy build soma bod chassis physique material_body physical_body

"Leonardo studied the human body" "he has a strong physique" "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"

Related terms: body person female_body juvenile_body adult_body male_body person homo leg
3. [ noun ] (botany,zoology) a soft moist part of a fruit
Synonyms: pulp
Related terms: plant_tissue parenchyma pulp
Similar spelling:   fleshy