courier

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COURIER. One who is sent on some public occasion as an express, to bear despatches, letters, and other papers.
     2. Couriers sent by an ambassador or other public minister, are protected from arrest or molestation. Vattel, liv. 4, c. 9, Sec. 123.

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1) Body packers, also known as "swallowers," "internal carriers," "couriers," or "mules," were first reported in Toronto in 1973.
Body packers ingest drug packets, commonly consisting of a latex sheath, such as a condom or balloon, filled with tightly packed illicit drugs.
8,9) Therefore, with illicit drugs showing such variable radiodensities, the most reliable radiographic findings in the detection of body packers remains geometrically shaped densities surrounded by thin rims of air and arranged in a nonrandom pattern, particularly with a background of constipation.