HyperDic: body_part

English > 1 sense of the expression body part:
NOUNbodybody partany part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
English > body part: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity.
Categoryanatomy, general anatomyThe branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
Part oforganism, beingA living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
PartscorpusThe main part of an organ or other bodily structure
Narrowerabdomen, venter, stomach, bellyThe region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
adnexa, annexaAccessory or adjoining anatomical parts or appendages to an organ (especially of the embryo)
ambulacrumOne of the five areas on the undersurface of an echinoderm on which the tube feet are located
ampullaThe dilated portion of a canal or duct especially of the semicircular canals of the ear
apparatus(anatomy) a group of body parts that work together to perform a given function
area, regionA part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
back, dorsumThe posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
buttock, cheekEither of the two large fleshy masses of muscular tissue that form the human rump
buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, assThe fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
cannon, shankLower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals
dilatorA muscle or nerve that dilates or widens a body part
dockThe solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair
dorsumThe back of the body of a vertebrate or any analogous surface (as the upper or outer surface of an organ or appendage or part)
energid, protoplastA biological unit consisting of a nucleus and the body of cytoplasm with which it interacts
external body partAny body part visible externally
feature, lineamentThe characteristic parts of a person's face
flankThe side between ribs and hipbone
fornixgenerally any arch shaped structure (but often it refers to the arched roof of an anatomical space)
gaskinLower part of a horse's thigh between the hock and the stifle
groove, vallecula(anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part
haunchThe hip and buttock and upper thigh in human beings
hindquarters, croup, croupe, rumpThe part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks
hipEither side of the body below the waist and above the thigh
horsebackThe back of a horse
joint, articulation, articulatio(anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion / motion)
lobe(anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part
loin, lumbusEither side of the backbone between the hipbone and the ribs in humans as well as quadrupeds
loinsThe region of the hips and groin and lower abdomen
mentumA projection below the mouth of certain mollusks that resembles a chin
organA fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
partition(anatomy) a structure that separates areas in an organism
process, outgrowth, appendageA natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
rectumThe terminal section of the alimentary canal
rudimentThe remains of a body part that was functional at an earlier stage / stage of life
saddlePosterior part of the back of a domestic fowl
shankThe part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
shinThe front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
shoulderThe part of the body between the neck and the upper arm
smallThe slender part of the back
structure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structureA particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
stumpThe part of a limb or tooth that remains after the rest is removed
systemA group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts
thoraxPart of an insect's body that bears the wings and legs
thorax, chest, pectusThe part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
thoraxThe middle region of the body of an arthropod between the head and the abdomen
tissuePart of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
toeforepart of a hoof
torso, trunk, bodyThe body excluding the head and neck and limbs
underpartA part lying on the lower side / side or underneath an animal's body
venterA bulging body part (as the belly of a muscle)
withersThe highest part of the back at the base of the neck of various animals especially draft animals
Broaderpart, pieceA portion of a natural object
Spanishparte del cuerpo
Catalanpart del cos

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