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Body

The principal part of anything as distinguished from its subordinate parts, as in the main part of an instrument. An individual, an organization, or an entity given legal recognition, such as a corporation or "body corporate." A compilation of laws known as a "body of laws."

body

(Collection), noun aggregation, assemblage, batch, colligation, community, company, compilation, congeries, conglomeration, entity, gathering, host, mass, multitude, plenum, polity, sodality, troupe, wholeness
Associated concepts: body corporate, body politic, governnental body, reviewing body

body

(Main part), noun core, corpus, essential part, figure, form, greater part, hub, main part, major part, principal part, shape, structure, substance
Associated concepts: body of an instrument

body

(Person), noun anatomy, cadaver, carcass, carrion, corporality, corporalness, corporeality, corpse, corpus, entity, human being, material existence, physical being, physique
Associated concepts: body attachment, body execution, body heirs
See also: aggregate, assemblage, assembly, band, bulk, character, committee, community, compact, confederacy, configuration, content, cornerstone, corporation, corpse, corpus, entity, form, generality, individual, majority, mass, materiality, party, society, structure, substance, weight

BODY. A person.
     2. In practice, when the sheriff returns cepi corpus to a capias, the plaintiff may obtain a rule, before special bail has been entered, to bring in the body and this must be done either by committing the defendant or entering special bail. See Dead Body.

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They found dried blood and body fluids on bed frames, trolleys and commodes and thick dust on lamps and worktops.
Body fluid cell counts are a routine laboratory test that provides valuable information to clinicians for diagnosing and treating a wide variety of medical conditions.
At the same time, we are seeing further growth in the capabilities of personal body fluid analyzers and a greater appreciation for their use in drug development and personalized medicine.
The amount of RNA extracted from the different types of body fluids ranged from 113 to 48 240 [micro]g/L (Table 1), based on the estimation from the Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer.
It is important for laboratory personnel performing body fluids to be familiar with methods for performing accurate nucleated cell counts, preparing cytocentrifuge cell concentrations, and identifying significant cell morphotypes in fluids.
In body fluids, such as sputum, the number of exfoliated tumor cells is often low compared to the number of normal cells, making it difficult to detect these abnormal cells by routine cytopathology.
Use gloves when contact with blood and body fluids becomes necessary, and for performing sterile procedures.
With fluid and splash resistance that surpass industry standards, the 1870 respirator and surgical mask reduces the risk of wearer contact with blood and body fluids.
Dumping fluid over the head won't help restore body fluids or lower body temperature.
Substituting other body fluids for blood may produce faster test results, but it eliminates information necessary for accurate mortality risk assessment.
The pathologist needs three things to make an assessment - an autopsy, a toxicological analysis of body fluids, and a detailed history of the events surrounding the subject's death.