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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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These authors attributed existing problems to the techniques used for the determination of iron and reported more reliable iron concentration values in the serum and the aqueous humor and vitreous body of several animal species, using an atomic absorption spectroscopic (AAS) method.
Collagen and hyaluronic acid are selected on the basis of the fact that they are the constituents of natural vitreous body itself.
Background: This study was to examine the expression of total vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and the anti-angiogenic VEGF [sub]165 b isoform in the vitreous body of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) patients, and to further study the role of the VEGF splicing in the development of ROP.
Table 1 Number of referrals to HES classified by pathology and urgency of referral Pathology Emergency Urgent Routine Report Lens 0 2 30 2 Ret det/tear, 8 20 5 0 retinal other, vitreous body Macula 6 15 2 1 Glaucoma/OHT 3 3 12 0 Cornea 10 6 3 0 Figure 1 The numbers of different methods used for reports and referrals Forms used for referral or reports Plain paper 7 OLD WEHE/PEARS form 32 AMD referral 4 Practice pro forma 343 Optometrist to GP form 110 GOS 18 118 WEHE/PEARS form 228 Note: Table made from bar graph.
High-resolution images are also obtained of the iris, the lens and other surrounding structures, retina, and vitreous body.
Perforation of the cornea is rare, but if it occurs, the fungus may invade the uvea, vitreous body, and retina.