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English noun: physical structure

1. physical structure (body) the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)


SamplesHe felt as if his whole body were on fire.


Synonymsbody, organic structure


Broader (hypernym)natural object


Narrower (hyponym)anatomy, bod, build, chassis, figure, flesh, form, frame, human body, life form, live body, material body, physical body, physique, shape, soma


Part holonymarm, articulatory system, bodily cavity, body, body substance, caput, cardiovascular system, cavity, cavum, cervix, circulatory system, crotch, digestive system, endocrine system, fork, gastrointestinal system, head, leg, lymphatic system, musculoskeletal system, neck, nervous system, pressure point, respiratory system, sensory system, systema alimentarium, systema digestorium, systema lymphaticum, systema nervosum, systema respiratorium, torso, trunk, vascular system


Domain categoryanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna, homo, human, human being, man









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