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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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A review of the Lewy body Dementia products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources
1990) (17) proposed "senile dementia of the Lewy body type", and Hansen et al.
2009) found that MRI diagnosis of medial-temporal lobe atrophy, when matched to postmortem neuropathological data (Braak staging and quantitative analysis of amyloid-[beta] plaque, tau tangle and Lewy body load), resulted in 91% sensitivity and 94% specificity in distinguishing between DLB, AD, and vascular cognitive impairment.
Coverage of the Lewy body Dementia pipeline on the basis of route of administration and molecule type.
The ApoE e4 genotype was present in 7% of the control subjects, 19% of patients with Parkinson's dementia, 32% of those with pure Lewy body dementia, 41% of those with Alzheimer's and Lewy bodies, and 38% of those with pure Alzheimer's.
The false-positive rate of CSF protein 14-3-3 for CJD can be as high as 12%, however, with other causes including vascular disorders, infectious encephalitis, anoxia, malignancy, and even Alzheimer's, Lewy body, and frontotemporal dementias (15,17-21).
Included illnesses are Alzheimer's, stroke and other vascular dementias, Parkinson's disease, frontal temporal dementias, traumatic brain injury, Huntington's disease, multiple sclerosis, Lewy body dementias, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, HIV dementia and those caused by brain tumors, and other disorders.
Jack Burkitt died aged 77 of Lewy body disease on September 12 at his home in West Yorkshire.
The combination of gait/balance impairment with cognitive impairment is problematic, especially in Lewy Body Dementia, which tends to have some parkinsonian features, fluctuation in cognitive impairment and hallucinations.
16] This group included patients with idiopathic Parkinson's disease (IPD), progressive supranuclear palsy, Lewy body dementia (LBD), and overlapping syndromes of IPD/Alzheimer's disease and senile dementia of the Alzheimer's type/LBD.
Baseline assessment in patients with dementia of Lewy body type (DLB) and Alzheimer's disease (AD)
As well a being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, Williams, 63, also suffered Lewy body disease, an illness that attacks neurones in the brain.