Components

⺼ means 'body part' and is a variant of

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Strokes : 4    Radical number: 130    Usefulness: 7    Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Component in 275 kanji (61 Jōyō)
Hyōgaiji (表外字)
Kun
   ニク body part
When ⺼ appears in this form as a component, we use the key meaning 'body part'. When it appears in its original form, , we use 'meat'
Radical 74, , also usually appears in kanji in exactly the same form as this form of . To distinguish the two, in Kanshudo we use the character ⺼ as the component when it represents , and or when it represents moon.
Learn about the pleasures of the flesh with the radical that pops up inside 20 Jōyō kanji for body parts, from (brain) to (knee). Okay, not quite head to toe, but close!
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ニク body part   
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