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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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Contact with infectious materials can be defined as splashes and percutaneous injuries that expose an individual to blood and body fluids.
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Anesthesia providers in the labor and delivery setting should adhere to Standard Precautions and wear sterile gloves and a surgical mask when placing a catheter or administering intrathecal injections; additional PPE should be worn based on anticipated exposure to body fluids (6).
If a cross-check showed that concurrent cytology had been ordered and that the result was positive, but if the hematopathologist saw no malignancy on the hematology slide, then the hematopathologist reported the negative body fluid result with a reference to the positive cytology by accession number.
The miRNA spectrum in plasma was different from that of most of the other body fluids, indicating an extensive "filtering" process separating the plasma from other body fluid types, biases caused by the differential uptake or release of miRNAs from different circulating cell types that come in contact with the blood, or other processes not yet understood.
It is important for laboratory personnel performing body fluids to be familiar with methods for performing accurate nucleated cell counts, preparing cytocentrifuge cell concentrations, and identifying significant cell morphotypes in fluids.
Universal precautions: an approach to infection control whereby all human blood and certain human body fluids are treated as if known to be infectious for HIV, HBV, or other bloodborne pathogens.
It is important for schools to take the same stance as health care professionals on the handling of blood and body fluid spills.
The study article, Identification of tissue of origin in body fluid specimens using a gene expression microarray assay, was authored by Gregory A.
28 September 2011 - Swedish maker of products for routine analysis of blood and other body fluids CellaVision (STO:CEVI) said yesterday that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved the CellaVision Body Fluid Application to be used with the company's cell morphology system CellaVision DM1200 for analysis of body fluids.
27 September 2011 - Swedish Cellavision AB (STO:CEVI) said today the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved its application for body fluid analysis for use on the cell morphology system Cellavision DM1200.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-September 27, 2011--FDA greenlights Cellavision's body fluid analysing application(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.