- A distinct part of a whole, especially: (noun)
- Linguistics A syntactic unit of a sentence; a clause. (noun)
- Logic A proposition of a syllogism. (noun)
- Mathematics An element in a set. (noun)
- A part or an organ of a human or animal body, as: (noun)
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