HyperDic: body_substance

English > 1 sense of the expression body substance:
NOUNbodybody substancethe substance of the body
English > body substance: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe substance of the body.
Part ofbody, organic structureThe entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
NarrowerachromatinThe part of a cell nucleus that is relatively uncolored by stains or dyes
chromatin, chromatin granuleThe readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus consisting of DNA and RNA and various proteins
humor, humour(Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state
lininAn obsolete term for the network of viscous material in the cell nucleus on which the chromatin granules were thought to be suspended
liquid body substance, bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humourThe liquid parts of the body
matrix, intercellular substance, ground substanceThe body substance in which tissue cells are embedded
solid body substanceThe solid parts of the body
BroadersubstanceThe real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
Spanishsubstancia corporal, sustancia corporal
Catalansubstància corporal

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