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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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2014); therefore, genetic variations in ketone bodies could be used for selective breeding program for low incidence of ketosis.
The inhibition of malignant cell growth by ketone bodies.
This occurs because base is produced endogenously as the ketone bodies are metabolized.
It has been reported earlier that the capacity for production of ketone bodies in immature infants is low, which would make these infants particularly dependent on glucose for their energy supply to the brain.
Blood samples taken from the jugular vein at the end of trial periods were analyzed for glucose, ketone bodies (acetone with acetoacetate and [beta]-oxybutyrate), and VFA.
The remaining maps show amino acids, porphyrins, purines, cholesterol, fructose, ketone bodies, folate pathways and what happens in diabetes--all with the use of red to help you find your way.
Pitorak explained, and 'the absence of hydration and nutrition may even induce an analgesic euphoria' as ketone bodies build up in the blood.
When blood-glucose concentrations get low, the liver converts a portion of fatty acids into acids called ketone bodies or ketones.
BREATH: Will smell because of ketone bodies - the body's emergency fuel source - expiring through his lungs.
In this state, the body breaks down stored fats incompletely into ketone bodies, which then are released into the circulation.
Ketone bodies are formed when the body is forced to burn fat for energy.
Additionally, the increased reliance on fat to meet the metabolic demands results in the production of ketone bodies and systemic ketosis, which may also suppress the appetite and curb feelings of hunger.