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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."

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

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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Two rounded structures appeared beneath the two cerebral hemispheres rostral to the origin of the pineal body.
Dorsal view of the brain: A= cerebrum, B= optic lobe, C= cerebellum, D= medulla oblongata, 1= vallecula, 2= wulst, 3= dorsal cerebral longitudinal fissure, 4= olfactory nerve, 5= rostral cerebral pole, 6= caudal cerebral pole, 7= dorsal transverse fissure, 8= pineal body, 9= cerebellar vermis, 10= cerebellar auricle, 11= dorsal medullary fissure.
Items Length (mm) Width (mm) (Mean [+ or -] SE) (Mean [+ or -] SE) Total brain 58.48 [+ or -] 0.44 (a) 42.63 [+ or -] 0.63 (b) Wulst 28.75 [+ or -] 0.32 (a) 10.88 [+ or -] 0.43 (b) Cerebral hemisphere 31.88 [+ or -] 0.43 (a) 20.50 [+ or -] 0.46 (b) Olfactory lobe 15.15 [+ or -] 0.67 (a) 8.75 [+ or -] 0.32 (b) Optic lobe 16.38 [+ or -] 0.43 (a) 8.48 [+ or -] 0.48 (b) Pineal body 6.93 [+ or -] 0.22 (a) 6.40 [+ or -] 0.22 (a) Cerebellum 26.75 [+ or -] 0.32 (a) 18.70 [+ or -] 0.34 (b) Medulla oblongata 18.85 [+ or -] 0.43 (a) 12.78 [+ or -] 0.34 (b) Hypophysis 8.23 [+ or -] 0.34 (a) 9.13 [+ or -] 0.43 (a) Optic tract 7.98 [+ or -] 0.21 (a) 3.35 [+ or -] 0.25 (b) Infundibulum 4.25 [+ or -] 0.32 (a) 3.48 [+ or -] 0.21 (a)