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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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Surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures among persons with body dysmorphic disorder.
2001) desenvolveram um breve questionario para o diagnostico do TDC, na pratica dermatologica, o BDDQ-DV -- Body Dysmorphic Disorder Questionnaire -- Dermatology Version.
Phillips, director of the Body Dysmorphic Disorder Program at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence.
Patient safety: body dysmorphic disorder and cosmetic surgery, Plast Reconstr Surg.
As a teenager Reyes developed body dysmorphic disorder, an anxiety about his body that kept him in long pants and long-sleeved shirts and prevented him from going to pools or beaches where he would be expected to show any more of his body than his face and hands.
Patient James has a rare body dysmorphic disorder, and believes one of his feet does not belong to him and wants it amputated immediately.
It may not come as a huge surprise to discover she's recently been diagnosed with body dysmorphic disorder, a condition which causes sufferers to obsess over imagined defects in their appearance, but is she still considering further surgery?
Body dysmorphic disorder with fatal outcome: a case report
Silly Lily does not have body dysmorphic disorder, which even in its least severe form would surely prevent her from throwing her clothes off while on stage in front of thousands of people.