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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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This will have an impact on the way in which young males in particular view themselves and their bodies as they attempt to define themselves and their masculine identities.
According to chiropractic, subluxations are responsible for most of the unwanted conditions people suffer with every day because they do not allow our bodies to function properly.
Of course, all recovered bodies need careful inspection for possible antemortem injuries.
And how we use our bodies in marriage is a tangible expression of self-giving that brings us into union with God.
The third section turns from analyses of the symbolic power of Black women's bodies to reflections on forms of control over those same bodies.
WHEREAS: The membership of the Institute has adopted rules 20l and 202 of the Rules of the Code of Professional Conduct, which authorizes the Council to designate bodies to promulgate technical standards with which members must comply, and therefore it is
They had seen the preserved bodies - with brains, hearts and other organs fully exposed.
Strait: A short, narrow channel of water that connects two larger bodies of water.
Each station employs 120 cameras to measure pre-determined points on the bodies in the X-, Y-, and Z-axes, creating a virtual model that is simultaneously analyzed for dimensional variance.