, adv. In a corpulent manner.
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(-ps), n.;
pl. Corpora (-p*r).
[L.] A body, living or dead; the corporeal substance of a thing.
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Corpus callosum (kl*l"sm);

pl. Corpora callosa (-s)
[NL., callous body] (Anat.), the great band of commissural fibers uniting the cerebral hemispheres. See Brain. -- Corpus Christi (krs"t) [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*lk"t) [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"t*m);
pl. Corpora lutea (-).
[NL., luteous body] (Anat.), the reddish yellow mass which fills a ruptured Graafian follicle in the mammalian ovary. -- Corpus striatum (str*"tm);
pl. Corpora striata (-t).
[NL., striate body] (Anat.), a ridge in the wall of each lateral ventricle of the brain.
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