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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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So far, trials in human volunteers carried out by six independent ophthalmological institutions in Japan (3-7,11) showed that astaxanthin effectively reduced eyestrain by improving accommodation, reducing eye-muscle irritation, allowing the ciliary body to recover faster, stimulating blood flow to the retina, and reducing inflammation.
Small medulloepitheliomas of the ciliary body go undetected because they are hidden from view by the iris.
Hematoxylin-eosin-stained 4-[micro]m sections were reviewed by one ocular pathologist for confirmation of the diagnosis and evaluated for histologic parameters, which included largest basal diameter (in millimeters), prominence (apical height, in millimeters), cell type according to the modified Callender classification, (12) ciliary body involvement, and intrascleral in-growth.
Although uveal and cutaneous melanomas arise from similar melanocytic cells, they differ in their biologic behavior in that choroidal and ciliary body melanomas metastasize first to the liver, while cutaneous melanomas spread to regional lymph nodes.
This $150,000 Phase I grant enables Z Lens to measure the forces of accommodation in the eye using a proprietary technique to capture the movement the ciliary body exerts on the zonules.
It starts from Schwalbe's line anteriorly and runs to the ciliary body band adjacent to the iris insertion posteriorly (Figure 1).
While not a common specimen in many pathology laboratories, melanoma of the ciliary body and choroid is the most common primary ocular malignant tumor in adults.
Uveal Melanoma is a highly aggressive cancer of the eye arising from melanocytes of the iris, ciliary body and choroidal plexus.
Uveal effusion can lead to ciliary body rotation and secondary angle closure glaucoma.
Involvement of the anterior segment structures were noted as invasion of anterior chamber angle, iris, or ciliary body (Figure 1).
Uveitis is an inflammatory disease of the uveal tract, which is the pigmented vascular structure comprising the iris (colored part of the eye), the ciliary body (responsible for manufacturing fluid inside the eye) and the choroid (vascular lining tissue underneath the retina).