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Definitions of body:

part of speech: noun

Entire animal organism; a corpse.

part of speech: noun

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:

  • They say that not only my soul but also my body is in great danger- my body do you hear, my body "The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere", José Rizal
  • " Who said I was hurt," said Abe suddenly, sitting up and feeling his body "Tales from the Veld", Ernest Glanville
  • There is a body in it. "The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax", Arthur Conan Doyle

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trypsin

The proteinsplitting ferment of the pancreas, it differs from pepsin in that it acts better in a slightly alkaline medium such as it finds in the intestine. It is used in medicine in cases of intestinal indigestion in doses of gr. 8- 15 ( 0. 5- 1. 0) in keratin coated pills or capsules; it is also used to peptonize milk, and as a solvent of diphtheritic membrane, and has been given by hypodermic injection in connection with amylopsin in the treatment of cancer. ...

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