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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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In the process of spermiogenesis in Chitonida, after the distal centriole has produced the flagellum, the proximal centriole fuses with the distal centriole to form the basal body.
The basal body temperature is taken first thing upon awakening, while the body is still at its "basal level.
In addition to the dramatic increase in pregnancy in the FertilityBlend[R] group, improvement was also noted in the women's mid-luteal phase progesterone levels, basal body temperatures, and cycle length, as major indicators of the body's readiness to conceive.
He knows from first-hand experience that the manual method of charting basal body temperature, which tells women when ovulation will occur, is imprecise, impractical and often frustrating.
In addition to the dramatic increase in pregnancy in the FertilityBlend group, improvement was also noted in the women's mid-luteal phase progesterone levels, basal body temperatures, and cycle length, as major indicators of the body's readiness to conceive.
By just holding the Terumo Corporation s WOMAN AC W520DZ thermometer for women up to the docomo Smartphone ARROWS NX F-05F, the measured basal body temperature data can be registered to the smartphone.
Supraphysiological cyclic dosing of sustained release T3 in order to reset low basal body temperature (abstract).
More accurate than basal body temperature monitoring, these kits detect a surge in luteinizing hormone that appears 12-36 hours before ovulation and lasts for hours to a few days.
The FertilityBlend(TM) Optimization System contains a three month supply of FertilityBlend(TM) for Women, a clinically validated nutritional supplement that helps support fertility health by enhancing hormonal and menstrual cycle balance; a three month supply of FertilityBlend(TM) for Men, a scientifically validated nutritional blend that enhances sperm count, motility, and quality; instructions on how to track basal body temperature (BBT thermometer and charts included) to help determine exact ovulation date; a kit with five ovulation predictor tests to optimize conception timing; and a set of three home pregnancy tests to confirm pregnancy.
Broda Barnes was a strong proponent of diagnosing hypothyroidism on the basis of a low basal body temperature.