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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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Inclusion bodies in hepatic cells were considered compatible with herpesvirus-like particles.
Lafora's disease: comparison of inclusion bodies in skin and in brain.
Figure 3, panel D, is a fluorescent image of Figure 3, panel C, displaying small and medium-sized inclusion bodies.
In the spleen, extensive hemorrhages were present in the red pulp, and basophilic intranuclear inclusion bodies identical to those seen in the liver were present in the epithelial cells of the sheathed arteries (Fig 1).
Many hepatocytes contained pan-nuclear, variably eosionophilic to magenta and rarely amphophilic, intranuclear inclusion bodies that resulted in peripheral margination of the chromatin (Fig 1).
Histologically, BD manifests as mononuclear inflammation (meningoencephalitis), especially in the hippocampal area, where frequently intranuclear, eosinophilic (so-called Joest-Degen) inclusion bodies can be observed (7,10).
Multiple cytoplasmic inclusion bodies were observed in the intestinal smooth-muscle cells of an adult canary from an aviary with a history of high mortality (50%).
These structures are similar to viral inclusion bodies produced during orbivirus infections (15).
Histologically, the female falcons had mild necrotizing hepatitis with numerous intranuclear inclusion bodies and necrotizing splenitis with rare inclusion bodies.
Inoculation of fresh samples of the nasal discharge into Vero cell cultures yielded monkeypox virus; and smears of the discharge, stained by immunofluorescence with a vaccinia hyperimmune mouse ascitic fluid, demonstrated swollen macrophages containing multiple fluorescent inclusion bodies, characteristic of poxvirus infection (Figure 1).
The major pathologic findings were in the liver, which showed centrilobular necrosis, steatosis, and basophilic inclusion bodies in hepatocytes.