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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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After adjusting for age, body height, and weight (Table 2), the difference in TLS between patients with osteoporosis and patients with CFS was even more pronounced (Table 3, p < 0.
The changes in body height and mass in the training group were similar to those in the control group.
Similarly to boys, the highest values of the correlation coefficient for girls were observed between body height and the following trials: medicine ball backward throw (r = 0.
05%) patients reported a decrease in body height while the same number of patients had decreased BMI.
Off-road ability is limited, but Volvo says the raft of electronics, coupled with the raised body height, will ensure few cars encounter significant traction problems.
We suggest that body height should be considered in risk stratification of VTE," Dr.
Consequently, software "ErSABA" was applied, which uses the input data such as body height, weight and gender, as well as the necessary work precision and working postures to determine twenty-two characteristic anthropometric values for the seating and standing working postures of male and female examinees (Tomic et al.
A secondary objective of these procedures is to prevent further vertebral body height loss.
Obesity, the accumulation of excessive amounts of body fat, must be differentiated from overweight which is too much heaviness for body height based on a standard measurement.
WSR was defined as waist circumference divided by body height.