Body

With regard to living things, a body is the physical body of an individual. "Body" often is used in connection with appearance, health issues and death. The study of the workings of the body is physiology.

Read more about Body:  Human Body, Variations, Antonym

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Human Swimming - Physics
... Swimming relies on the natural buoyancy of the human body, with the relative density of the average body, compared to water, of 0.98, creating a floating effect ... This varies on the basis of body composition, with body fat lowering the density, and increasing floatation ... The relative density difference means that water supports the body during swimming, and therefore makes swimming low impact compared to surface activities such as running where weight is put on to the joints ...
Newton's Laws Of Motion
... They describe the relationship between the forces acting on a body and its motion due to those forces ... Second law The acceleration a of a body is parallel and directly proportional to the net force F acting on the body, is in the direction of the net force, and is inversely proportional to the mass ... Third law When a first body exerts a force F1 on a second body, the second body simultaneously exerts a force F2 = −F1 on the first body ...
Alternative Medicine - Classifications
... medicine, Naturopathy, Homeopathy, and Ayurveda Mind-body medicine takes a holistic approach to health that explores the interconnection between the mind ... foods, vitamins, and other natural substances Manipulative and body-based practices feature manipulation or movement of body parts, such as is done in chiropractic and osteopathic ...
Body Substance Isolation
... Body substance isolation is a practice of isolating all body substances (blood, urine, feces, tears, etc.) of individuals undergoing medical treatment ...
Body - Antonym
... In the views emerging from the mind-body dichotomy, the body is considered in behavior and therefore considered as little valued and trivial in comparison to mind, spirit or soul ... mind is not something separate from the body, but is produced by physiological functions of the brain ...

Famous quotes containing the word body:

    For as the body grows old, so the wits grow old and become blind towards all things alike.
    Herodotus (c. 484–424 B.C.)

    Sang a bone upon the shore;
    “A man if I but held him so
    When my body was alive
    Found all the pleasure that life gave”:
    A bone wave-whitened and dried in the wind.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    A graceful bearing is to the body what good sense is to the mind.
    —Francois Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)