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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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9) Filters were mounted on a glass slide (1-3 filters per case) and asbestos bodies counted by light microscopy at X200 magnification.
The ranges of concentration of commercial and noncommercial amphibole fibers, chrysotile, nonasbestos mineral fibers, and asbestos bodies detected by light microscopy for the asbestosis and DPF cases are shown in Table 2.
03), and with the number of asbestos bodies found in digestion samples by light microscopy (P = .
30) The criteria required diffuse interstitial fibrosis and either 2 or more asbestos bodies within a section area of 1 [cm.
Ferruginous bodies formed on erionite or refractory ceramic fibers may be indistinguishable from true asbestos bodies by light microscopy alone, although in practice, such pseudoasbestos bodies are rare in most localities.
Occasionally we found in the presence of the diffuse interstitial fibrosis one or more ferruginous bodies that were morphologically consistent with asbestos bodies (Figure 2).
The lung tissue from the present case was found to contain "classical ferruginous bodies" which by morphologic definition could be considered asbestos bodies by light microscopy (5) and occurring at levels above that observed from general populations (6-8).