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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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BTG now possesses wide patent protection for use of ketone bodies in dialysis/infusion fluids and is actively seeking licensees to develop further these potentially important new products for seriously ill patients.
Research has shown that ketone bodies have shown the potential to alter the defects in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases and stroke, and proved to be of potential benefit in a diverse group of other neurodegenerative and genetic disorders.
The three daily samples were analyzed for qualitative evaluation of pH, hemoglobin (Hb), ketone bodies, and nitrite (Clinitek Atlas Analyzer-Ames), and for the quantitative determination of glucose and albumin (Behring nephelometric analyzer).
Ketosis is a major metabolic disorder of dairy cows in early lactation, which develops when dairy cows fall into a condition of excessively negative energy balance caused by insufficient dietary intake and generous lactation, and characterized by relatively high concentrations of the ketone bodies acetoacetate, [beta]-hydroxybutyrate (BHBA) and acetone, and a concurrent low concentration of glucose in the blood (Grummer 1995; Duffield et al.
The quick effect encouraged Newport to investigate coconut oil, MCT oil, fatty acids, ketone bodies, fatty acid composition of breast milk, and their effects on various diseases.
Axona, which was launched as a prescription medical food product in the US in March 2009, is a proprietary formulation of a pharmaceutical-grade medium chain triglyceride (AC-1202) designed to safely elevate serum ketone bodies, thus providing an alternative energy source for the brain.
No interference is seen in the presence of high glucose or ketone bodies.
Up to 80% of cancers might respond as well, since their cells are unable to use ketone bodies for fuel.
The ketone bodies were tamed; they were cut down to their size.
One strategy has been to supplement the brain's normal glucose supply with ketone bodies.
administration of glucose, but not pyruvate, it is possible that an increase in brain ketone bodies resulting from hyperglycemia might trigger the sedative effect.
These ketone bodies act as a secondary energy source for the brain to help maintain and improve cognitive function.