human body human body

Definition(s):

  • (n) alternative names for the body of a human being

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Usage(s):

  1. With this tape, Wu says, he finally has proof of what he has long charged: that the Chinese are exchanging human body parts for hard currency.
  2. About 98% of the atoms in the human body are renewed each year.
  3. Mapping the origins of sex drive on the human body: Love Potions A guide to some of the medical treatments available for what ails our libidos: The Passionate Love Scale.

News

  1. FDA Comes to Grips with Fecal Transplants

    The brown slurry is piped through tubes into the top of the human body -- or the bottom. It can even come in pill form. For years, doctors have been transferring feces into ill people’s intestines to replace resident microbes with a fresh batch. The procedure is often a therapeutic success, but protocols for it vary wildly. As it steadily grows more popular, regulators are now working to define ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Scientific American

  2. Not sci-fi: Researchers work toward post-trauma limb regeneration

    Researchers at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C., are working on what they call the next logical frontier: easing the human body into fully repairing and regenerating itself.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

  3. Home reeked of odor, covered in animal feces, authorities state

    SEBRING - When Highlands County deputies first arrived at the residence at 4315 Lakewood Road, they feared a human body was inside, as the odor coming from the home was so strong it could be smelled from the roadway, an arrest report said.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Highlands Today

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