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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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The pituitary gland produces |hormones which control other glands in the body such as growth hormones When the pituitary gland is removed |with the tumour, drugs will have to be taken to replace the missing hormones.
The pituitary gland is situated deep within the brain and is comparatively tiny.
FDG uptake in the pituitary gland was significantly higher in the MTBI and PTSD group compared with the MTBI-only group.
The percentage hatchability as well as the percentage fertilization showed higher result in ovulin, followed by pituitary of fish with the lowers recorded in frog pituitary [18] Adebayo and Fagbenro reported higher hatchability in fresh pituitary gland of frog and low hatchability in air dried frog pituitary.
Camper has tried, and failed, to coax embryonic stem cells to form pituitary glands.
Through production of its hormones, the pituitary gland controls metabolism, growth, sexual maturation, reproduction and blood pressure.
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8 pg/dL after low-dose dexamethasone suppression test (LDDST) and radiological examination showed no adenomatous residue in the pituitary gland except for the former cystic lesion.
The findings challenge the widely held belief that infertility is a result of insulin resistance - a body's insensitivity to chronically elevated insulin levels and a hallmark of obesity - and suggest a new culprit: heightened sensitivity to insulin's effects on the pituitary gland.
This is a rare disorder and can be caused by a number of factors, including a pituitary tumour or insufficient blood supply to the pituitary gland," said a senior AIIMS doctor.
WOMEN with pituitary gland disorders will be invited to an exclusive style evening at high street store Evans.
An MRI scan at Wrexham Maelor Hospital also failed to detect a small tumour in the pituitary gland of Marie Richardson, 40, of Bryn Hafod, Wrexham, who died in the hospital's ITU unit on March 1.