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General words relating to the human body

somatic

adjective

of or relating to the body

body

noun

the main part of a person’s or animal’s body, not including the head, arms, or legs

anatomy

noun

the body of a human or animal, or the structure of a plant

figure

noun

the shape of the body of someone you do not know

physical

adjective

relating to your body rather than your mind

bodily

adjective

relating to or affecting your body

body clock

noun

the natural system in your body that controls your behaviour at particular times of the day or year, for example what time you wake up or feel hungry

body image

noun

the opinion you have about how attractive your body is

human

adjective

relating to a person’s body

person

noun

your body, or the clothes that you are wearing

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