bodily structure


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bodily structure a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing "he has good bone structure"
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In literature:

The mental structure is even less determinate than the bodily.
"The Island of Doctor Moreau" by H. G. Wells
They engulfed the structure bodily, they raced along it with thunderous detonations, bursting in a lather of rage.
"The Iron Trail" by Rex Beach
It presents beyond comparison the most beautiful example of design and artistic workmanship to be found in the bodily structure.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Our feelings are as little in our power as the bodily structure they animate.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 20, No. 580, Supplemental Number" by Various
The remainder of the structure was then moved bodily, also by jacks, 6-1/4 feet to the east.
"The New York Subway" by Anonymous
In other words, the spine is a bodily structure as old as the rock-ribbed hills.
"Vitality Supreme" by Bernarr Macfadden
Not the thinness of emaciation, but that of bodily structure.
"The Galaxy Primes" by Edward Elmer Smith
The mind of man offers arguments in the same direction, hardly less strong than those derived from his bodily structure.
"Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection" by Alfred Russel Wallace
The path in which the body travels through space is independent of the bodily changes in its structure.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
Especially distinct are the secondary sexual characters in respect of general bodily structure.
"The Sexual Life of the Child" by Albert Moll
Just as we know a man by his bodily presence, so we recognize a community by its location and its physical structure.
"The Farmer and His Community" by Dwight Sanderson
It may consider the efficiency of bodily structure.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
The lower animals, on the other hand, must have their bodily structure modified in order to survive under greatly changed conditions.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition)" by Charles Darwin
The race has therefore undergone no decided change in respect to these conditions of bodily structure.
"The Color Line" by William Benjamin Smith
He has required thirty ages to become a little acquainted with his own bodily structure.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 7 (of 10)" by Fran├žois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
First stands the resemblance of bodily structure as largely explaining similarity of brain.
"The Relations of Science and Religion" by Henry Calderwood
Then bodily structure and habits are related, as are also their homes, food, color, and environment.
"The School System of Norway" by David Allen Anderson