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(1) Body  [ Biology ]
Adjective: Bodily

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  Body with regard to living beings, is the integral physical material of an individual.  
     
(2) Body of plants  [ Botany ]
     
  The body of plants composed of more than one cell consists of two basic parts: the shoot system and the root system.  
     
  The shoot system includes organs such as leaves, buds, stems, flowers, and fruits and usually it develops above ground.

The functions of the shoot system include

 

  The root system includes roots as well as modified stem structures such as tubers and rhizomes and usually it develops underground.

The functions of the root system include

(3) Body of organs [ Anatomy ]
     
  In anatomy a body is the largest, principal or central part of an organ.  
     

 

 

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