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Physical structure   /fˈɪzɪkəl strˈəktʃər/   Listen
Physical structure

The entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being).  Synonyms: body, organic structure.

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"Physical structure" Quotes from Famous Books

... particular state, in what part of the body shall we locate it, in the teeth of the fact that the most careful examination has not been successful in detecting it? Jiva, as has already been stated, is subtle supersensuous matter, permeating the entire physical structure of the living being, and when it is separated from such structure life is said to become extinct. It is not reasonable therefore to expect it to be subject to detection by the surgeon's knife. A particular ...
— Five Years Of Theosophy • Various

... his way, from youth to manhood, from manhood till the shadow of death falls upon him; and while his moral and physical structure adapts itself to the incessant vicissitudes of his being, he imagines himself the same. The same in sunshine and in tempest—in the temperate and the torrid zone—in sickness and in health—in joy and sorrow—at ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 54, No. 335, September 1843 • Various

... any other relationship to the world than that of a spectator. For let us be clear that this peculiar relationship by no means belongs only to the scientifically engaged mind. Every adult in our age is, by virtue of his psycho-physical structure, more or less a world-spectator. What distinguishes the state of man's mind when engaged in scientific observation is that it is restricted to ...
— Man or Matter • Ernst Lehrs

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