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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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Biological yield in g/1000 g packet was recorded by weighing the whole cluster of fruiting body without removing the lower hard and dirty portion.
8] reported that a mixture of lignocelluloses basis such as saw dust, rice bran, corn bran, banana leaves, field corn, grass and rice straw substrate positively affected the yield, mycelium run and the growth period of fruiting body of oyster mushrooms.
The fruiting body, which is equivalent to the mushrooms produced by other fungi species, is up to 10m long, 80cm wide and weighs half a tonne.
Ganoderol B: a potent alpha-glucosidase inhibitor isolated from the fruiting body of
Mycelia development forms the vegetative growth phase of mushroom growing, and temperature is highly important since it affects the growth and adaptability as well as quantity and quality of the fruiting body produced.
A shortage of its bacterial food causes a slime mold colony to form a fruiting body.
Fruiting body of Niuchangchih (Antrodia camphorate) protects livers against chronic alcohol consumption damage.
The top part, the fruiting body, then floats away in search of a more nutrient-rich environment.
The search for the constituents reducing a-glucosidase activity led to the finding of active compounds in the fruiting body of Ganoderma lucidum.
Ion exchange chromatography of the fruiting body extract on DEAE-cellulose produced an unadsorbed fraction Dl and two adsorbed fractions D2 and D3.
The fraction of the fruiting body extract unadsorbed on DEAE-cellulose (D1) but not the adsorbed fractions (D2,3,4) contained the hemagglutinating activity (Table 1).