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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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Asbestos bodies and the diagnosis of asbestosis in chrysotile workers.
Numbers of asbestos bodies on iron-stained tissue sections in relation to asbestos body counts in lung tissue digests.
Analysis of asbestos fibers and asbestos bodies in tissue samples from human lung: an international interlaboratory trial.
In contrast, the current analysis included 163 patients with asbestosis and 86 with DPF and examined the relationship between fibrosis and 8 different parameters: total (coated plus uncoated) commercial amphibole fibers, uncoated commercial amphibole fibers, coated commercial amphibole fibers, total uncoated fibers, asbestos bodies (light microscopy), noncommercial amphibole fibers, chrysotile fibers, and nonasbestos mineral fibers.
Although one might argue that chrysotile may be the culprit in some of these cases, this is unlikely because bona fide cases of asbestosis caused by chrysotile have readily detectable chrysotile (and tremolite) fibers by electron microscopy and also meet histologic criteria for asbestosis in finding asbestos bodies in histologic sections.
(18) Possible explanations for such cases not meeting histologic criteria for asbestosis include poor coating efficiency (ie, asbestos body formation) for some individuals and sampling error related to variability of asbestos bodies in histologic sections.
The lung dust analysis is a method that is very helpful for diagnosis because the asbestos bodies may be enriched on a filter to attain the equivalent of about 2000 histologic sections to be evaluated.
Nevertheless, asbestos bodies were easily detectable in the lung dust analyses and histological evaluations (Figure 3a).
Correlation between bridge findings based on required working techniques and histological bridge findings for insureds exposed to asbestos: a) asbestos bodies found in lung tissue vs.
Therefore, counts of asbestos bodies do not show a consistent relationship to fibers.
The microscopic diagnosis of asbestosis requires an appropriate pattern of interstitial fibrosis plus the finding of asbestos bodies. Both components must be present.
[years] [years] [years] 1 25 61 32 2 birth 70 41 3 22 57 29 4 36 51 21 5 birth 75 20 6 22 66 36 7 29 60 20 8 23 40 28 9 birth 58 36 10 27 44 12 11 40 30 7 12 26 46 4 13 19 31 20 14 birth 84 66 15 23 57 31 16 46 25 10 17 22 51 29 18 18 74 28 19 birth 74 56 20 birth 66 40 21 32 45 20 22 birth 63 20 23 21 47 19 24 28 52 17 25 20 59 39 26 birth 78 37 27 17 63 33 28 22 62 25 29 23 65 25 30 26 56 20 31 birth 91 27 32 birth 77 2 33 27 66 22 34 birth 65 2 35 19 58 32 S.t.d.--period from symptoms onset to death: NOS--not otherwise specified: NFS--no specific finding: NA--not available: LAB--lung asbestos bodies. Table 2.