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flesh

 [flesh]
the soft muscular tissue of the body.
goose flesh transitory erection of the hair follicles due to contraction of the arrectores muscles, a reflection of sympathetic nerve discharge such as occurs with cold or shock; called also cutis anserina.
proud flesh exuberant amounts of soft, edematous, unhealthy-looking granulation tissue developing during healing of large surface wounds.

flesh

(flesh),
1. Synonym(s): muscular tissue
2. A general term for soft tissues, referring particularly to skin, subcutaneous tissue, fat, and muscle.
[A.S. flaesc]

flesh

(flesh)
1. muscular tissue.
2. skin.

goose flesh  cutis anserina.
proud flesh  exuberant amounts of soft, edematous, granulation tissue developing during healing of large surface wounds.

flesh

(flĕsh)
n.
The soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate, covering the bones and consisting mainly of skeletal muscle and fat.

flesh′y adj.

flesh

the soft, muscular tissues of the body. See also muscle.

flesh

Skin and/or muscle. See Fish flesh, Proud flesh.

flesh

(flesh)
1. Living tissue, especially soft tissues as contrasted with bone.
2. Synonym(s): muscular tissue.
3. The meat of animals used for food.
[A.S. flaesc]

flesh

the soft muscular tissue of the animal body.

flesh flies
large blowflies of the subfamily Sarcophaginae and the genera Sarcophaga and Wohlfahrtia.
flesh marks
patches on a horse's skin where there is no normal skin pigment.
milky flesh
myoliquefaction observed at necropsy in teleosts; caused by infection with myxosporeans of the genera Kudoa, Unicapsula, Chloromyxum, Henneguya. Also thought to be sometimes associated with infections by microsporidia.
proud flesh
exuberant amounts of soft, edematous, unhealthy-looking granulation tissue developing during healing of large surface wounds.
flesh side
the rough side of leather or skin; the side that was undermost in the live state.