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Body may refer to:

In science[edit]

In physics[edit]

In life sciences[edit]

  • Body plan, the physical features shared by a group of animals
    • Anatomy, the study of the body plan of animals
  • Human body, the entire structure of a human organism

In philosophy[edit]

  • (living) matter, see: Mind–body problem, the relationship between mind and matter in philosophy

In arts and entertainment[edit]

In film and television[edit]

In literature and publishing[edit]

In music[edit]


  • Jesse "the body" Ventura (born 1951), American media personality, actor, author, former politician and retired professional wrestler, who served as the 38th Governor of Minnesota from 1999 to 2003

Other uses[edit]

  • Body (surname)
  • Body (transistor), a terminal of a field-effect transistor
  • Body (wine), a wine tasting descriptor of sense of alcohol and feeling in the mouth
  • Automobile body, the outer body of a motor vehicle which is built around a chassis
  • Body corporate, a corporation capable of having legal rights and duties within a certain legal system
  • Body politic, metaphor in which a nation is considered to be a corporate entity, being likened to a human body
  • An HTML element that contains the displayable content of a page

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