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[Latin, Body, aggregate, or mass.]

Corpus might be used to mean a human body, or a body or group of laws. The term is used often in Civil Law to denote a substantial or positive fact, as opposed to one that is ambiguous. The corpus of a trust is the sum of money or property that is set aside to produce income for a named beneficiary. In the law of estates, the corpus of an estate is the amount of property left when an individual dies. Corpus juris means a body of law or a body of the law. Corpus Juris Secundum (C.J.S.®) is an all-inclusive, multivolume legal encyclopedia.


n. 1) Latin for body. 2) the principal (usually money, securities, and other assets) of a trust or estate as distinguished from interest or profits.


noun aggregate, aggregation, amassment, assemblage, body, bulk, chief part, collection, collectivity, compages, compilation, complexus, concentration, concretion, confluence, conglomerate, core, cornerstone, corporality, corporeity, cumulation, embodiment, ensemble, essence, fullness, grand total, gross amount, grouping, import, importance, inclusiveness, integrality, integration, keynote, legal body, legal entity, main body, main part, major part, mass, materiality, materialization, matter, pith, plenum, principal, principle, quantity, quintessence, res, signification, solid substance, solidarity, structure, substance, substantiality, sum, sum and substance, sum total, summation, total, totality, weight, whole, wholeness
Associated concepts: corpus delicti, corpus juris, corpus of a trust
See also: body, bulk, cornerstone, corpse, entity, person, substance

CORPUS. A Latin word, which signifies body; as, corpus delicti, the body of the offence, the essence of the crime; corpus juris canonis, the body of the canon law; corpus juris civilis, the body of the Civil law.

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Table 1--Number of follicles (Num Fol) on Day 4 (D4) and Day 10 ( D10), follicle size on day 10 (D10), corpus luteum (CL) size on day 18 (D18) and ovulation rate of bos indicus cows submitted to an estrus synchronization protocol without (control) or with 300IU of equine chorionic gonadotrophin (eCG).
A cellular and endocrine characterization of the original and induced corpus luteum after administration of a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist or human chorionic gonodotropin on day five of the estrous cycle.
Deciphering the luteal transcriptome: potential mechanisms mediating stage-specific luteolytic response of the corpus luteum to prostaglandin F.
2-DE: The corpus luteum tissues were homogenized directly by motor-driven homogenizer (PowerGen125, Fisher Scientific, Pittsburgh, PA, USA) in sample buffer containing 7 M urea, 2 M thiourea, 4% (w/v) 3-((3-cholamidopropy) dimethylammonio)-1-propanesulfonate (CHAPS), 1% (w/v) dithiothreitol (DTT), 2% (v/v) pharmalyte and 1 mM benzamidine.
A fizzled-out corpus luteum with low-flowing hormones can lead to miscarriage in women.
This is marked by ovulation and the subsequent transformation of the follicle into the corpus luteum once the egg is released.
The effect of the absence or presence of a corpus luteum on the ovarian follicular population and serum oestradiol concentrations during the estrous cycle in Sanjabi ewes.
Corpus Luteum Cysts occur after the egg has been released from the follicle.
The objectives of the present study were: (1) to measure the amount of malondialdehyde (MDA) and conjugated dienes (CD); (2) to determine the antioxidative capacity of the superoxide dismutase enzyme (SOD); and (3) to detect the presence of SOD in mature and regressive corpus luteum (CL) in cattle.
This would lead to lack of stimulation to promote progesterone production by the corpus luteum, resulting in the lack of proliferation of endometrial growth that is vital for the implantation of the fertilized egg-thus preventing pregnancy.