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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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To best of our knowledge, the study represents a first study to collate the estimates of diseases affecting the pituitary gland as seen in a tertiary care set-up.
Please cite this article as: A Spectacular Endoscopic Anatomy of the Pituitary Gland and the Circle of Willis in a Living Person.
Since CSF infection was ruled out, we suggest that proinflammatory cytokines and debris released from necrotic pituitary gland could cause meningeal irritation and subsequently lead to sterile meningitis.
This is generally associated with a tumor of the pituitary gland, usually a macroadenoma.
Clinicopathologic review of 88 cases of carcinoma metastatic to the pituitary gland. Cancer.
The pituitary gland plays an important role in the body, stressed Dr Hamrahian.
Idiopathic central diabetes insipidus is associated with abnormal blood supply to the posterior pituitary gland caused by vascular impairment of the inferior hypophyseal artery system.
Recently, scientists developed a procedure for generating pituitary cells from human pluripotent stem cells--an unlimited cell source for regenerative medicine--using organoid cultures that mimic the 3D organization of the developing pituitary gland.
Recently, scientists developed a procedure for generating pituitary cells from human pluripotent stem cells--an unlimited cell source for regenerative medicine--using organoid cultures that mimic the 3D organization of the developing pituitary gland. However, this approach is inefficient and complicated, relies on ill-defined cellular signals, lacks reproducibility, and is not scalable or suitable for clinical-grade cell manufacturing.
She now has to take medication to replace the hormones previously created by the pituitary gland, but her sight has been fully restored and the threat of the tumour removed.
The tumour was located 11cm deep into Martin's brain and was attached onto his pituitary gland. Within a few days of processing the news Martin, dad to Maddy, 10, and Ben, eight, was referred for neurosurgery at the region's Neurosciences Centre, based at the RVI in Newcastle.
It was located 11cm deep and was attached to his Pituitary gland. Within a few days Martin, dad to Maddy, 10, and Ben, eight, was referred for neurosurgery at the Region's Neurosciences Centre, based at the RVI.