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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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An example of a composite defect in the form of recycled plastic contamination in the vicinity of a fungal decay fruiting body is shown in Figure 3 for the sun board.
Link fruiting body shows antioxidant, antibacterial, antifungal and antihuman tumor cell lines properties.
According to Li and Chang (1982), cited by Chang and Miles (1989), the K, P, Na, Ca and Mg contents of the fruiting body are responsible for 56-70% of its total ash contents, where K represents ~45%, which shows the abundance of this mineral in the mushroom.
A cluster of hyphae forms a mycelium that, at maturity, produces a fruiting body above the substrate's surface.
Comparative antiinflammatory characterization of wild fruiting body, liquid-state fermentation, and solid-state culture of Taiwanofungus camphoratus in microglia and themechanism of its action.
The HCFS was negatively correlated with the fresh weight of the fruiting body showing that fresh weights of strains with shorter HCFS were greater than those of strains with longer HCFS.
The search for the constituents reducing [alpha]-glucosidase activity led to the finding of active compounds in the fruiting body of Ganoderma lucidum.
After these "farmer" amoebae aggregate into a slug, they migrate in search of nourishment-and form a fruiting body, or a stalk of dead amoebae topped by a sorus, a structure containing fertile spores.
frondosa in nature and in cultivation, how a Maitake fruiting body grows, cultivation strategies on synthetic logs, natural logs, and tree stumps, providing possible application in agroforestry.
The tangled threads of tissue that make up a fungus can take several days or a week to send up the fruiting body that we routinely call a mushroom.
These are identical isolates given different strain identification numbers; it was originally isolated from fruiting body tissue on a western redcedar pole collected by F.
This is a coating of seeds or spores that have burst from a fruiting body.