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[Latin, Body, aggregate, or mass.]

Corpus might be used to mean a human body, or a body or group of laws. The term is used often in Civil Law to denote a substantial or positive fact, as opposed to one that is ambiguous. The corpus of a trust is the sum of money or property that is set aside to produce income for a named beneficiary. In the law of estates, the corpus of an estate is the amount of property left when an individual dies. Corpus juris means a body of law or a body of the law. Corpus Juris Secundum (C.J.S.®) is an all-inclusive, multivolume legal encyclopedia.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.


n. 1) Latin for body. 2) the principal (usually money, securities, and other assets) of a trust or estate as distinguished from interest or profits.

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CORPUS. A Latin word, which signifies body; as, corpus delicti, the body of the offence, the essence of the crime; corpus juris canonis, the body of the canon law; corpus juris civilis, the body of the Civil law.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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A case of spontaneous abscess of the corpus cavernosum. Scand J Urol 2013;47:534-536.
Similar results were found with decreased miR-199 expression in the corpus cavernosum of rats in the alcohol and alcohol + diabetes groups, which corroborate the hypothesis that increased ET could be determined by the suppressive action of miR-199 that is hypoexpressed due to the deleterious effects of alcohol.
In order to research the effect of ESWT on the MSCs in vivo, we injected MSCs into the corpus cavernosum of DMED rats and then carried out ESWT.
Yang, "Isolation and characterization of smooth muscle cells from rat corpus cavernosum tissue for the study of erectile dysfunction," Korean Journal of Urology, vol.
Strips of the corpus cavernosum were suspended longitudinally in organ bath chambers [13] containing 25 mL Krebs Henseleit (KH) solution at pH 7.4.
Strips of the corpus cavernosum were dissected from the different animal groups, cut into small pieces, and homogenized in appropriate amounts of lysis buffer (pH 7.6) containing 50 mM Tris-base, 5mM EGTA, 150 mM NaCl, 1% Triton 100, 2mM [Na.sub.3]V[O.sub.4], 50 mM NAF, 1mM PMSF, 20 [micro]M phenylarsine, 10 mM sodium molybdate, 10 [micro]g/mL leupeptin, and 8 [micro]g/mL aprotinin.
Penile ultrasound revealed hematoma in the corpus cavernosum and the diagnosis of PF was made (Figure 2).
It has been shown that the endocannabinoid anandamide potentiates the neurogenic relaxation of rat corpus cavernosum, possibly through either C[B.sub.1] or vanilloid receptors [25].
The phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE5 inhibitors) are drugs relaxing the smooth muscles lining the vessels supplying blood to the corpus cavernosum, the erectile tissue of the penis.

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