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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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Neuronal precursor cells (nestin-positive) first appeared at day 2 after attachment of embryoid bodies.
Citation: "Differentiation of serum-free embryoid bodies from human induced pluripotent stem cells into networks"; Michael W.
After 5 days, pESC5 cells formed embryoid bodies (EBs) and they were eventually differentiated into cystic EBs (Figure 5A).
Embryoid bodies typically contain cell types from all three genn layers--the ectodenn, mesoderm and endoderm--that give rise to the various types of tissues and structures in the body.
Clusters of mouse embryonic stem cells called embryoid bodies more closely approximate true embryos in organization and structure than previously thought, according to researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
By including tiny magnetic particles into the embryoid bodies during formation, the researchers also found they could use a magnet to spatially control the location of an aggregate and its assembly with other aggregates.
STEMCELL Technologies' AggreWell[TM]400 plate is a novel tool for standardizing the generation of uniform embryoid bodies.
Richard Carpenedo of Georgia Institute of Technology: Microsphere-Mediated Delivery of Retinoic Acid to Embryoid Bodies Alters Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation
Preliminary results found embryonic stem cells could be accurately classified and differentiated from embryoid bodies and adult tissue using their distinct miRNA expression signatures.