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  • noun Plural of corpus.

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  • noun Plural form of corpus.


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  • What kinds of developments would we like to see in corpora in the future?

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  • In this connection we may mention that one of the first results was the discovery that the yellow colouring matter in corpora lutea of cattle ovaries was by micro-analytical carbon hydrogen determination found to be carotin, the substance which is in carrots widely found in the vegetable kingdom.

    Fritz Pregl - Nobel Lecture

  • Two of the masses are lateral, and are known as the corpora cavernosa penis; the third is median, and is termed the corpus cavernosum urethræ (Figs. 1154, 1155).

    XI. Splanchnology. 3c. 5. The Penis

  • On the other hand, the optic thalami, which lie between the latter, belong to the second division, which develops from the "intermediate brain"; to the same section belong the single third cerebral ventricle and the structures that are known as the corpora geniculata, the infundibulum, and the pineal gland.

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 2

  • An also very small portion relatively, is distinguished by bearing certain small prominences (Fig. 69 cq and Fig. 70, na and te) placed behind the pineal gland and called the corpora quadrigemina.

    The Common Frog

  • The shaft of the normal penis consists of two erectile bodies, called the corpora cavernosa, that begin at the pelvic bone and extend to just below the head of the penis.

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  • The erectile tissue the scientists engineered is known as the corpora cavernosa penis.

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  • This is called the corpora, the collection of words and phrases that gives the software its basic language.


  • Again, as Mr. Darwin says, "In the embryos of all air-breathing vertebrates, certain glands, called the corpora Wolffiana, correspond with and act like the kidneys of mature fishes;" and during the sixth month the whole body is covered very thickly with wool-like hair -- even the forehead and ears being closely coated; but it is, as Mr. Darwin observes, "a significant fact that the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet are quite naked, like the inferior surfaces of all four extremities in most of the lower animals," including monkeys.

    The Scientific Evidences of Organic Evolution

  • Developing and testing new algorithms requires a log of practice materials "corpora".

    Archive 2008-10-01


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  • plural of corpus

    October 11, 2007