bodily process

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bodily process an organic process that takes place in the body "respiratory activity"
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Usage

In literature:

In such a trance the bodily processes are so near to absolute suspension that the air and food consumed are practically negligible.
"The Jacket (The Star-Rover)" by Jack London
Equilibrium of bodily processes, 202.
"Sex and Society" by William I. Thomas
The alteration in his bodily habits and conditions paved the way for an analogous moral and mental process.
"Bressant" by Julian Hawthorne
Thus a question arises as to the process by which a child attains to this bodily control.
"Ontario Normal School Manuals: Science of Education" by Ontario Ministry of Education
These spinal nerves control the functional processes of all our bodily tissues and structures.
"Vitality Supreme" by Bernarr Macfadden
Nearest to the psychophysical processes stands the bodily symptom of insomnia.
"Psychotherapy" by Hugo M√ľnsterberg
The bodily processes were slowed down; the heart throbbed sluggishly, once every few minutes; thought ceased.
"The Penal Cluster" by Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
The same process is much easier to recognise where the resultant is not a mental but a bodily state.
"The Practice of Autosuggestion" by C. Harry Brooks
To tear up a full-grown tree by the roots, and transplant it bodily, is never a simple process.
"Things as They Are" by Amy Wilson-Carmichael
Death has come in bodily form to meet the funeral procession, and to take Alcestis away.
"Evangelists of Art" by James Patrick
The florid man's mind has the same quickness and resourcefulness that distinguish all his bodily processes.
"How to Analyze People on Sight" by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
Bodily strain and mental cram were healthy hardening processes.
"Christine" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
After serious or prolonged illness the vitality is generally low and all bodily processes are likely to be depressed.
"American Red Cross Text-Book on Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick" by Jane A. Delano
Action, bodily, directed by mental processes, 57.
"Concerning Children" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
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In news:

0 Poor Best The Supreme Court reaffirmed that freedom "from bodily restraint," lies "at the core of the liberty protected by the Due Process Clause.
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