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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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Hata, "Giant peritoneal loose body in the pelvic cavity: report of a case," Surgery Today, vol.
The loose body was excised and three pieces of osteochondral autograft (8 mm x 18 mm) were harvested from the same side knee by mini open lateral incision.
Their younger sister, Claire (Lauren Ambrose), seems something of a family afterthought, and she responds in kind, indulging in such quirky rebelliousness as driving a lime-green hearse and swiping loose body parts from the mortuary.
Roentgenograms of the right elbow revealed a large loose body with a defect in the distal capitellar articular surface.
Isaacks dances Bugaku with overwhelming sensuality, her long, loose body momentarily freezing the stylized Japanese movements so that everyone can feel the full impact of the ritual marriage coupling.
As the necrotic bone is resorbed, the cartilage loses its supporting structure, (3) then it becomes loose body.
Arthroscopic loose body retrieval following traumatic hip dislocation.
However, there are other causes of clicking, such as limbus injury or a loose body.
The group consists of 10 experts, mostly former ASEAN politicians and diplomats, asked to formulate an ASEAN Charter, a legal instrument binding the now loose body into a rules-based legal regime.