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For other uses, see Flesh (disambiguation).

Flesh is the soft substance of the body of a living thing. In a human or other animal body, this consists of muscle and fat; for vertebrates, this especially includes muscle tissue (skeletal muscle), as opposed to bones and viscera.[1] Animal flesh, as food, is called meat. In plants, “flesh” is the tissue of the plant.


  1. Jump up^ “Flesh”. dictionary.reference.com. Retrieved 14 February 2013.