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flesh

1. the soft part of the body of an animal or human, esp muscular tissue, as distinct from bone and viscera
2. the thick usually soft part of a fruit or vegetable, as distinct from the skin, core, stone, etc.
3. a yellowish-pink to greyish-yellow colour
4. Christian Science belief on the physical plane which is considered erroneous, esp the belief that matter has sensation

flesh

[flesh]
(anatomy)
The soft parts of the body of a vertebrate, especially the skeletal muscle and associated connective tissue and fat.
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He lost flesh "about half the size of a marble" and has a several week wait to see how disfigured he may end up.
My dreaming re-hangs all lost flesh, On skeleton bones of the hungry, So exploitation of man by man, Does not survive in this century.
He lost flesh "about half the size of a marble" and has an anxious wait of a few weeks to see how disfigured he may end up.