- The entire body of an organism, exclusive of the germ cells. (noun)
- See cell body. (noun)
- The body of an individual as contrasted with the mind or psyche. (noun)
- An intoxicating or hallucinogenic beverage, used as an offering to the Hindu gods and consumed by participants in Vedic ritual sacrifices. (noun)
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