adult body


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n adult body the body of an adult human being
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In literature:

Further, the heads of the adults are not so out of proportion to their bodies as in the case of the young.
"A Princess of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
And yet up to that date I had never seen the nude body of a full-grown adult.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
About the end of the third year one-half of the adult height of the body is attained.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
The competent part of society; the burdens.+ The able-bodied and competent part of a society is the adults in the prime of life.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
The urinary bladder, G, Plate 49, (in the adult body,) occupies the true pelvic region when the organ is collapsed, or only partly distended.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
The mind of an adult is more restive and all over the place than the body of a child.
"An Interpretation of Friends Worship" by N. Jean Toomer
The liver is a very large organ, the largest and heaviest in the body, weighing in a healthy adult from three to four pounds.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen
On the other hand, if the sexual glands of an adult are removed, his body is not sensibly modified.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
An infant is unconscious at birth and what it has of consciousness as a child and an adult is dependent upon the development of its body.
"Communism and Christianism" by William Montgomery Brown
The bodies of the adults were found soon afterward, but the child's body was never recovered.
"Geronimo's Story of His Life" by Geronimo
Retrogression had left him with an adult body and sharper receptiveness.
"Forget Me Nearly" by Floyd L. Wallace
Body of young uniformly chocolate brown; body of adults brown with cream or yellow blotches.
"Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Western North Atlantic" by Stephen Leatherwood
In the adults the tail was colored like the body.
"The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacán, México" by William E. Duellman
The adults are large, or of medium size, heavy bodied, rather hairy, and usually resemble bees in appearance.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
The Victorian branch has a very large body of members, about 40,000 certificates having already been issued to adults and children.
"An Australian Bird Book" by John Albert Leach
Two specimens (one juvenile and the adult) when encountered compressed the anterior part of the body laterally and struck repeatedly.
"Amphibians and Reptiles of the Rainforests of Southern El Peten, Guatemala" by William E. Duellman
The two species are much smaller than the great tenrec, and spines are retained in the adult on the body.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 6" by Various
By degrees the body-cavity is formed, and they then present the adult body-structure of Grade IV.
"Stories of the Universe: Animal Life" by B. Lindsay
The body had been that of an adult, and the head lay towards the west.
"On Some Ancient Battle-Fields in Lancashire" by Charles Hardwick
My investigations on the interrenal body in the adult are even less complete than those on the suprarenal bodies.
"The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1" by Francis Maitland Balfour

In news:

Number of ' able-bodied ' adults on food stamps doubled after stimulus change.
Deputies with the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Marine Division pulled an adult's body from the Willamette River this morning near Swan Island.
Body of Adult Male Found in New York Canal.
The bodies of four children and one adult were found in a two-alarm house.
A charming addition to the body of young adult literature that focuses on the trials and tribulations of the slightly nerdy girl.
The body of an adult man was found in a west Modesto canal this morning, authorities said.
(CBS News) Older adults who a high body mass index (BMI) and a big belly may have less brain power, according to Korean study.
"These are broken boys and girls in adult bodies," says Lundholm about Burning Tree clients.
The bodies of two adults were recovered and the search is on for a missing 16-year-old boy Saturday at Big Lagoon, about 32 miles north of Eureka .
Brenda Kennedy, fitness director at Country Meadows in Bethlehem, leads adults in "Mind-Body & Beginning Yoaga" class at Country Meadows in Bethlehem Township on Wednesday, November 27, 2012.
Adult grasshoppers use a hind leg kick to project their frass a considerable distance, averaging 252 and 487 millimeters for males and females respectively, or more than 10 times their body length and 100 times the length of the frass pellet.
Brenda Kennedy , fitness director at Country Meadows in Bethlehem, leads adults in "Mind-Body & Beginning Yoaga" class at Country Meadows in Bethlehem Township on Wednesday, November 27, 2012.
Authorities have retrieved the body of adult male from the Anacostia River near the 11th Street Bridge in Washington.
Adult beetles have dark reddish brown or black heads, and the body is covered with short gray hairs.
In this disease, the primary cause of disability among young adults aside from traumatic injury, the body's immune system damages areas of the brain and spinal cord.

In science:

Morgan et al. (1999) also found that younger amateur golfers’ bodies tend to be more flexible when playing golf than those of adult and senior amateur golfers’.
Age and Winning Professional Golf Tournaments
C. elegans is the first multicellular organism to have its genome completely sequenced 37. Due to its small size (adult worms are approximately 1mm long), well-mapped neuronal system, transparent body and ease to culture, C. elegans is one of the most important model animals in biological and medical research fields.
Acoustophoresis in Variously Shaped Liquid Droplets