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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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When hormone production in the thyroid gland rises, the feedback effect causes the pituitary gland to produce less TSH and the situation returns to normal.
Idiopathic central diabetes insipidus is associated with abnormal blood supply to the posterior pituitary gland caused by vascular impairment of the inferior hypophyseal artery system.
Recently, scientists developed a procedure for generating pituitary cells from human pluripotent stem cells--an unlimited cell source for regenerative medicine--using organoid cultures that mimic the 3D organization of the developing pituitary gland.
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 primary causative factor is a widespread ischemic lesion of the pituitary gland resulting in the impairment of anterior pituitary function.
In this volume based on the two-volume text Endocrinology: Adult and Pediatric, endocrinologists, neurosurgeons, and other clinicians from the US, Europe, Brazil, and Australia describe neuroendocrinology and the pituitary gland, covering the cellular and physiologic functions of the neuroendocrine system, the mechanisms underlying clinical disorders, and approaches to managing disorders of the hypothalamus and pituitary gland.
An ectopic posterior pituitary gland is a rare condition and may present with an empty pituitary fossa, hypoplasia or absence of the infundibular stalk and resultant short stature due to growth hormone deficiency.
Objective: To explore equation, if any, between findings of magnetic resonance imaging of pituitary gland and serum prolactin level.
One of the most important functions of the hypothalamus is to link the nervous system to the endocrine system by controlling the production and release of hormones from the pituitary gland.
The other is through a growth hormone secreted by the pituitary gland in the baby's brain.
By preventing LH-RH from binding with the LH-RH receptor in the anterior pituitary gland and suppressing the secretion of luteinising hormone (LH) and follicle stimulation hormone (FSH) from the anterior pituitary gland, TAK-385 controls the effect of LH and FSH on the ovary, reduces the level of estrogen in blood.