Definition of Corpus. Meaning of Corpus. Synonyms of Corpus

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Definition of Corpus

Corpus
Corpus Cor"pus (-p[u^]s), n.; pl. Corpora (-p[-o]*r[.a]). [L.] A body, living or dead; the corporeal substance of a thing. Corpus callosum (k[a^]l*l[=o]"s[u^]m); pl. Corpora callosa (-s?) [NL., callous body] (Anat.), the great band of commissural fibers uniting the cerebral hemispheres. See Brain. Corpus Christi (kr[i^]s"t[imac]) [L., body of Christ] (R. C. Ch.), a festival in honor of the eucharist, observed on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday. Corpus Christi cloth. Same as Pyx cloth, under Pyx. Corpus delicti (d[-e]*l[i^]k"t[imac]) [L., the body of the crime] (Law), the substantial and fundamental fact of the comission of a crime; the proofs essential to establish a crime. Corpus luteum (l[=u]"t[-e]*[u^]m); pl. Corpora lutea (-[.a]). [NL., luteous body] (Anat.), the reddish yellow mass which fills a ruptured Graafian follicle in the mammalian ovary. Corpus striatum (str[-i]*[=a]"t[u^]m); pl. Corpora striata (-t[.a]). [NL., striate body] (Anat.), a ridge in the wall of each lateral ventricle of the brain.

Meaning of Corpus from wikipedia

- Corpus is Latin for "body". It may refer to: Corpus linguistics, the study of language as expressed in samples (corpora) of "real world" text Text corpus...
- Habeas corpus (/ˈheɪbiəs ˈkɔːrpəs/; Medieval Latin meaning literally "that you have the body") is a recourse in law through which a person can report an...
- The corpus luteum (Latin for "yellow body"; plural corpora lutea) is a temporary endocrine structure in female ovaries and is involved in the production...
- CORPUS is an international reformist organization in the Roman Catholic Church. They support allowing married and single people of both ****es to become...
- The corpus callosum (Latin for "tough body"), also callosal commissure, is a wide, thick, nerve tract consisting of a flat bundle of commissural fibers...
- Corpus Christi (/ˌkɔːrpəs ˈkrɪsti/), colloquially Corpus (Latin: Body of Christ), is a coastal city in the South Texas region of the U.S. state of Texas...
- The Brown University Standard Corpus of Present-Day American English (or just Brown Corpus) was compiled in the 1960s by Henry Kučera and W. Nelson Francis...
- Corpus callosotomy is a palliative surgical procedure for the treatment of medically refractory epilepsy. In this procedure the corpus callosum is cut...
- Agenesis of the corpus callosum (ACC) is a rare birth defect (congenital disorder) in which there is a complete or partial absence of the corpus callosum. It...
- The corpus spongiosum is the m**** of spongy tissue surrounding the male urethra within the ****. Also called the corpus cavernous urethrae in older texts...
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