body part


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n body part any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
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  • Woody Allen
    “Man consists of two parts, his mind and his body, only the body has more fun.”
  • John Donne
    “To be no part of any body, is to be nothing.”


In literature:

It does not manifest any of that complicated structure which we meet with in the other parts of the body.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
Fourth, a part of the body.
"Harper's Young People, August 17, 1880" by Various
When a man wakes up, he does not wake up in a part of his body only, he wakes up all over.
"Where Half The World Is Waking Up" by Clarence Poe
Remember that pain felt in one part of the body may be the result of something wrong in another part.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
The symptoms are pain and tenderness in one or both sides of the lower part of the body.
"Treatise on the Diseases of Women" by Lydia E. Pinkham
These characters may extend to all parts of the body, even to the brain and mental faculties.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
Then another hand appeared, and with it came the same head again and part of a man's body.
"The Law-Breakers" by Ridgwell Cullum
One small, dark-striped spider was carrying about its ball of eggs, the size of a large pea, attached to the hind part of its body.
"Under the Maples" by John Burroughs
The veins take the blood from the capillaries in all parts of the body.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
I examined every part of her body much against her will, nor did she fail when she warmed under my overhauling to look at me.
"My Secret Life, Volumes I. to III." by Anonymous

In poetry:

To make my sorrows overflow,
And fill me with excess of woe,
My loins inflam'd intensely smart,
My body's pain'd in every part.
"Psalm XXXVIII." by Rees Prichard
Thou goest to a stew or brothel vile,
To please the body and the soul deceive,
To anger God, his temple to defile,
To part with Christ, and to the Devil cleave.
"Advice And Warning To The Adulterer" by Rees Prichard
Had I more to share or save,
I would give as give the brave,
Stooping not to part the heap;
Long ago to thee I gave
Body, soul, and all I have---
Nothing in the world I keep.
"Rondel - II" by Sir Henry Newbolt
Warm be your hearth, and full your store
And open as your hand, your door; —
And gently on your heart
Fall every blessing Heaven can shed,
Upon the virtuous patriot's head,
Till soul and body part.
"For The Carrier Of The Mirror. 1826" by John Gardiner Calkins Brainard
Part of them were the wives and daughters of the dockyard hands,
And as they gazed upon them they in amazement stands;
And several bodies were hauled up quite dead.
Which filled the onlookers' hearts with pity and dread.
"The Albion Battleship Calamity" by William Topaz McGonagall
No part in aught they hope or fear!
No heaven with them, no hell!—-and here,
No earth, not so much space as pens
My body in their worst of dens
But shall bear God and man my cry,
Lies—-lies, again—-and still, they lie!
"The Confessional" by Robert Browning

In news:

Few body parts are as heavy with mixed emotions as the female breast.
Neal DeConte's workspace is littered with body parts.
Our bodies need calcium to maintain healthy bones and teeth as well as to help muscles and nerves to carry messages between the brain and other body parts.
Published Monday, Nov 19, 2012, at 3:29 p.m. NEW YORK — A New York City police officer has pleaded not guilty to charges he plotted to abduct and cook women so he could eat their body parts.
Gilberto Valle, the alleged NYC " cannibal cop," was indicted Friday for plotting to kidnap women and eat their body parts, the New York Post reports.
A member of the New York Police Department is in custody after hatching a plan "to kidnap, rape, torture, kill, cook and eat body parts of a number of women," according to a criminal complaint against 28-year-old officer Gilberto Valle.
Federal authorities say a New York City police officer plotted to kidnap women, rape and torture them and then cook and eat their body parts.
A city police officer was charged Thursday with plotting to kidnap, rape, torture and kill women, and then cook and eat their body parts.
A city police officer was charged Thursday in a ghoulish plot to kidnap and torture women and then cook and eat their body parts.
Cheeky gym campaign gives us yet another body part to worry about.
The Broward County, Florida, medical examiner's office said that Edward Archbold died after being deprived of oxygen due to, quote, " choking and aspiration of gastric contents," and that his airway was obstructed by bug body parts.
It said his airway was obstructed by bug body parts, and ruled his death was an accident.
After the Knicks' grueling, homely 89–80 win over the Bucks last night, Madison Square Garden didn't look like a M*A*S*H* unit: It looked like an "After M*A*S*H" unit, the floor littered with body parts, blood, sweat, and Jamie Farr.
A man who fell asleep in a Montana cornfield is lucky to have ears, or any body parts at all, after a combine ran over him.
OTTAWA—Ottawa police are investigating the discovery of two body parts — including a bloodied human foot that was delivered by a Canada Post mailman to the Conservative Party headquarters.

In science:

Slender-body theory also more accurately captures the hydrodynamic interactions between distant parts of a curved filaments.
The hydrodynamics of swimming microorganisms
If, on the other hand, we consider the problem of maximization, then in this case the solution becomes trivial — for any dimension, it is enough that the front part of the body is orthogonal to the direction of the movement.
Two-dimensional body of maximum mean resistance
The specialization of each body part and its link to other organs allow a human to coordinate different tasks and process information.
Organization and Complexity in a Nested Hierarchical Spin-Glass like Social Space
Introduction The last 20 years have seen an incredible burst of research on the small bodies of the Solar system, particularly addressing the icy ob jects in its middle (from Jupiter to Neptune) and outer (beyond Neptune) parts.
Icy Bodies in the New Solar System
Thus, we normalize this feature by scoring papers based on the number of times keywords from the title or abstract of a paper are mentioned divided by the length of the part of speech filtered body of that paper.
Algorithmic Detection of Computer Generated Text