bodily fluid

the liquid parts of the body
Derivationally related forms: ↑humoral (for: ↑humor)
Hypernyms: ↑body substance

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  • Cerebrospinal fluid — 4 vials of CSF Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), Liquor cerebrospinalis, is a clear, colorless, salty bodily fluid, that occupies the subarachnoid space and the ventricular system around and inside the brain and spinal cord. In essence, the brain floats …   Wikipedia

  • body fluid — noun the liquid parts of the body • Syn: ↑liquid body substance, ↑bodily fluid, ↑humor, ↑humour • Derivationally related forms: ↑humoral (for: ↑humor) …   Useful english dictionary

  • seminal fluid — noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract • Syn: ↑semen, ↑seed, ↑ejaculate, ↑cum, ↑come • Derivationally related forms: ↑ejaculate (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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