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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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Table 2 shows the average body height of young female and male basketball players for each quarter.
A wide range of results was observed for body height and body mass in the participants of both sexes, which is in accordance with a great number of track and field disciplines.
1998) that the body height of foals at birth accounts for about 60% of their final adult height and that; at 12 months of age, saddle horses have already attained 85 to 90% of their adult height.
Increased body height (>90 percentile) had 7% of the examined adolescents from group V1, 23% from group V2, 14% from group V3 and 37% from group V4.
Monthly body height gain MSE###Monthly body length gain MSE###Monthly chest girth gain MSE
BMI calculated according to the formula (1) contains two of the most important static anthropological measures standing body height h and mass m.
The correlation of facial growth with body height and skeletal maturation at adolescence.
This brought a significant improvement in quality of life compared to previous (and unfortunately future) generations, which, amongst other things, could have produced an increase in body height.
However, for road cyclists, the amount of work done during the graded exercise test lay at a greater Euclidean distance and merged as the last of the analyzed parameters, while in the group of mountain bikers the amount of work done merged at an equal Euclidean distance with body height and then with the remaining clusters.
35,37-39,50-52,55-61], length of limbs [29,31,33,36,46,48,50,54,59,61-63], body mass [19,20,22,23,26,29,31-33,36,37,39,42,45,46,48,50-54,57,59-61,64-71], body height [22,23,25-27,29,31,33,36,46,48,50,51,56,59-63,67,71-74], body mass index [19,20,22,23,29,25-27,31-33,36,37,39,44,46,50-52,54,56,57,59-62,65,66,71,75], and percent body fat [9,19,20,22,23.
Figure LAHH2 Lateral meniscus anterior horn height LAHW2 Lateral meniscus anterior horn width LMBH2 Lateral meniscus mid body height LMBW2 Lateral meniscus mid body width LPHH2 Lateral meniscus posterior horn height LPHW2 Lateral meniscus posterior horn width MAHH1 Medial meniscus anterior horn height MAHW1 Medial meniscus anterior horn width MMBH1 Medial meniscus mid body height MMBW1 Medial meniscus mid body width MPHH1 Medial meniscus posterior horn height MPHW1 Medial meniscus posterior horn width mm Millimeter MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging p Probability SD Standard Deviation
We conclude that measurement of muscle mass relative to body height should be added to the toolbox of clinicians caring for older adults.