Cor´pus   Pronunciation: ~pŭs
n.1.A body, living or dead; the corporeal substance of a thing.
Corpus callosum
(Anat.) the great band of commissural fibers uniting the cerebral hemispheres. See Brain.
Corpus Christi
(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
(Law) the substantial and fundamental fact of the comission of a crime; the proofs essential to establish a crime.
Corpus luteum
(Anat.) the reddish yellow mass which fills a ruptured Graafian follicle in the mammalian ovary.
Corpus striatum
(Anat.) a ridge in the wall of each lateral ventricle of the brain.
Noun1.corpus - capital as contrasted with the income derived from it
2.corpus - a collection of writings; "he edited the Hemingway corpus"
3.corpus - the main part of an organ or other bodily structure

CORPUS. A Latin word, which signifies body; as, corpus delicti, the body of the offence, the essence of the crime; corpus juris canonis, the body of the canon law; corpus juris civilis, the body of the Civil law.

capital, principal, principal sum
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corps de ballet
Corps de logis
corps diplomatique
Corps Legislatif
Corpse candle
Corpse gate
-- Corpus --
corpus amygdaloideum
corpus callosum
Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi cloth
Corpus comitatus
Corpus cum causa
corpus delicti
corpus geniculatum laterale
corpus geniculatum mediale
Corpus juris canonici
Corpus juris civilis
corpus luteum
corpus mamillare
corpus sternum
corpus striatum
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