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Body

Correct spelling for body

Medical definition of body:

Corpus, soma. 1. The trunk as distinguished from the head and extremities. 2. The material part of man, as distinguished from the mind. 3. The principal mass of any structure. 4. A thing, a substance. 5. In dentistry the inner portion of an artificial tooth beneath the vitreous surface. ( For terms not found here, see the qualifying word or under corpus.).

Usage examples for body:

  • Let the poor body rest. "One Maid's Mischief, – George Manville Fenn"
  • Merely that of the body or that also of the mind? "The True Citizen, How To Become One, – W. F. Markwick, D. D. and W. A. Smith, A. B."
  • Then his tail is cut off close to the body why, I could not learn, but I once saw it, and am told it always is so. "The Bontoc Igorot, – Albert Ernest Jenks"
  • The question now is, what shall we do with this poor wretch's body "The Hound of the Baskervilles, – A. Conan Doyle"

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