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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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At the same time, we are seeing further growth in the capabilities of personal body fluid analyzers and a greater appreciation for their use in drug development and personalized medicine.
Excluding colostrum, we had 5 independent samples from each of the 12 body fluid types from healthy donors.
Discuss the necessity of performing the cell counts and slide preparation on body fluids as soon as possible after collection.
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In the study, body fluid specimens prepared in standard formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) format were generated according to routine protocols.
One option that has enabled labs to overcome the labor burdens body fluid analysis testing presents has been running body fluid cell counts on hematology analyzers.
The body fluid specific mode is the first of its kind in the industry with reportable body fluid differential parameters for all common body fluids (CSF, Serous and Synovial).
It begins with a brief overview of the events that led to the present-day workplace drug testing programs in the United States, and the theme of substance abuse detection and deterrence continues throughout as the subject matter addresses the challenges and merits of body fluid testing in the criminal justice system (drug courts), at the roadside, and in the workplace.
In the study of 38 body fluid specimens the Tissue of Origin Test successfully yielded test results in 89% of cases and correctly identified the available diagnoses with 94.
Q I am researching the best way to do body fluid cultures--pleural fluid, ascites fluid, and paracentesis fluid in particular.
announced today that the Body Fluid application on the Sysmex XT-2000i(TM) and Sysmex XT-1800 (TM) Automated Hematology Analyzers has been cleared by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the analysis of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), serous and synovial fluids, said John Kershaw, President, Sysmex America, Inc.
This competitive ELISA detected brevetoxins in seawater, shellfish extract and homogenate, and mammalian body fluid such as urine and serum without pretreatment, dilution, or purification.