external body part

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n external body part any body part visible externally
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Usage

In literature:

But then our body, as a part of this external world, would be the work of our organs!
"Beyond Good and Evil" by Friedrich Nietzsche
The book closes with a description of the different parts of the human body, both internal and external.
"Fathers of Biology" by Charles McRae
But what becomes of the external part of the body?
"An Historical Account of the Settlements of Scotch Highlanders in America" by J. P. MacLean
The boy's teeth had been removed and sold to a dentist, but beyond this there were no external marks of violence on any part of the body.
"The Diary of a Resurrectionist, 1811-1812" by James Blake Bailey
Children have very defective notions of the human body, with the exception of such external parts as hands, feet, and face.
"The Moral Instruction of Children" by Felix Adler
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