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anesthesia complete or partial inability to perceive bodily sensation such as pain. [1/2 definitions]
anesthetize to render unable to perceive bodily sensations such as pain, esp. with an anesthetic.
ascension (cap.) in Christian theology, the bodily ascent of Jesus Christ to heaven, after his death. [1/3 definitions]
automatism automatic, mechanical, or involuntary action, as in the operation of many bodily organs, in the actions of one not in conscious control, such as a sleepwalker, or in the suspension of conscious control so as to allow subconscious expression, as in art. [1/2 definitions]
autonomic nervous system the part of the nervous system in vertebrates that controls involuntary bodily processes, such as the operation of the heart, stomach, and glands; sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems together.
Bertillon system a system used before the adoption of fingerprinting for identification, esp. of criminals, through records of bodily measurements, markings, coloring, and the like.
biofeedback a method for self-regulation of presumably involuntary bodily functions, such as heartbeat rate, with the aid of electronic monitors that display visual representations of such functions.
body clock (non-technical) the internal mechanisms that regulate bodily functions; Circadian rhythm. [1/2 definitions]
bodyguard a person, often armed, who is employed to protect an individual or group from bodily harm.
canaliculus a small bodily channel or tubular passage, such as a tear duct, or a tiny groove, as in a bone.
cardiograph an instrument used to detect and record the differences in bodily electric potential that are associated with the action of the heart; electrocardiograph.
cartilage a bodily part of structure composed of this tissue. [1/2 definitions]
circulatory of or pertaining to the circulatory system, the system of bodily organs, including the heart, arteries, and veins, that send blood and lymph throughout the body and return it, no longer containing oxygen, to the heart. [1/2 definitions]
coelenterate any of numerous invertebrate animals that have tentacles around the oral opening and a single internal cavity for various bodily functions, such as the jellyfishes, anemones, and corals.
colloid in physiology, any of several gelatinous bodily secretions. [1/3 definitions]
comfort a condition of bodily well-being or ease. [1/5 definitions]
comfortable having a feeling of well-being or bodily ease. [2/3 definitions]
complaint a cause of bodily discontent or pain. [1/4 definitions]
condition a bodily disorder. [1/9 definitions]
corporeal having to do with a physical body; bodily. [1/2 definitions]
degeneration the gradual decrease in the efficiency of bodily organs or tissues, resulting from disease or aging. [1/4 definitions]