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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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2006), and usually arise from the nonpigmentated epithelium of the ciliary body (WILLIS & WILKIE, 2001).
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.
The ciliary body is located at the edges of the iris, to which it is attached.
Using anterior segment imaging methods to visualize lesion features such as location and thickness and to determine whether lesions are solid or cystic, limited to the iris or involve the ciliary body are important for diagnosis and treatment planning in patients with iris or iridociliary lesions.
2) The ocular factors that indicate enucleation are: proximity to the optic disc; tumour thickness; (7) large diameter; diffuse growth pattern; involvement of the ciliary body, iris or angle.
Ciliary body melanocytoma is also a deeply pigmented solid mass and more likely to display pigment dispersion and secondary glaucoma due to undergo central necrosis.
According to the National Cancer Institute, ocular (uveal) melanoma is a rare cancer that forms from cells that make melanin in the iris, ciliary body, and choroid.
Cyclophotocoagulation, which reduces fluid production by damaging parts of the ciliary body, the part of the eye that makes fluid.
8-12) Tumors arise in the ciliary body, unilaterally.
Fragments were obtained from the third eyelid, third eyelid gland, conjunctiva, sclerocorneal limbus, sclera, cornea, iris, ciliary body, choroid, retina, and optic nerve and analyzed by immunohistochemistry and histopathology.
Kern says, the most common is inflammation of the uvea (uveitis), the middle area of the eye that is made up of the iris, the ciliary body (which produces the fluid inside the eye), and the choroid (which supplies nutrients to the retina).