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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
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
The soft parts of the body of a vertebrate, especially the skeletal muscle and associated connective tissue and fat.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.