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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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Microscopically, they usually have pathognomonic inclusion bodies that help identify this lesion as a benign type of fibromatosis.
The researchers, in a multidisciplinary study at UAB led by Dr Esther Vazquez, packaged four proteins containing different therapeutic effects into experimental nanopills, the inclusion bodies of the bacteria Escherichia coli.
Alongside BBs, other hallmarks of ALS include skein-like inclusion bodies and Lewy body-like inclusion bodies.
Diagnosis of necrotic enterocolitis associated with PCV2 should be based on the detection of PCV2 antigen or DNA in necrotic areas, since giant cells and intracytoplasmic inclusion bodies (typical of PCV2 infection) may not be present in microscopical lesions.
Proximal tubule nuclear lead inclusion bodies were found in the biopsies of two workers who had less than one year's exposure to lead, whereas the biopsies of the three subjects with exposures of four to more than 12 years did not contain these inclusions, but showed varying degrees of diffuse interstitial or peritubular fibrosis (88).
The presence of inclusion bodies can be demonstrated by incubating the patient's blood with isotonic brilliant cresyl blue.
However, when the biopsies were examined, inclusion bodies typical of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection were seen (Figure 1) and immunohistochemistry staining was positive for CMV (Figure 2).
The Role of Inclusion Bodies in Huntington's Disease
FTD is characterized by the formation of microvacuoles, gliosis with or without inclusion bodies, and swollen neurons.
Immunoelectron microscopy with colloidal gold-labeled antibodies against NS3 protein and the viral nucleocapsid protein revealed in situ accumulation of NS3 protein in the cytoplasm but not in the viral inclusion bodies, vacuoles or chloroplasts of RHBV-infected plants, following the same pattern of distribution as the RHBV nucleocapsid protein.
Results show high expression levels approaching 100 mg/L, with a large proportion in inclusion bodies.