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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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Thereafter, a developmental simulation model called PhenoGlad was built for gladiolus based on this phenological scale (UHLMANN et al.
The official description of  Episode Gladiolus reads: "Gadio, one of the three faithful comrades who accompany Noctis on his journey will become a playable character for the very first time in his own episode with a completely different type of gameplay and an all-new story.
In a study Woltz (2001) stated that chemical fertilizer application in gladiolus improves growth rate and increases the flower size.
In the analysis of variance for the total production of shoot dry matter (SDM) (leaves + stem) of 'White Friendship' gladiolus, there was isolated significance for soil water contents and wood ash doses (Figures 3A and B).
Large-scale production of gladiolus and other bulbous cut flowers, especially in open fields is hindered by attacks by soil-borne diseases.
Earlier researchers reported that plant regeneration occurred from callus of Gladiolus derived either from inflorescence stalk (Ziv et al.
Waxflower finished the competition with 27 victories in first place of group two, while Gladiolus were in last place with 20.
If you grow glads, you should spray them at fortnightly intervals with 25 per cent diluted systemic fungicide to prevent the leaves getting gladiolus rust, manifesting in multiple rust-coloured pustules on leaves.
Irma Minghetti was getting an early start Friday afternoon at Green Thumb, where she searched for a green or purple gladiolus bulb to plant with others already in the ground.
The experience of the past 20 years has shown that the Lily is one of the most satisfactory bulb plants for Western Canada and should equal the Gladiolus in popularity.
As an alternative, the ARS research team genetically engineered 30 lines of gladiolus with built-in defenses.