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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cor·pus /ˈkɔrpəs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cor·pus /ˈkɔrpəs/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cor·pus n.; pl. Corpora   A body, living or dead; the corporeal substance of a thing.
 Corpus callosum pl. Corpora callosa (-s░) [NL., callous body] Anat., the great band of commissural fibers uniting the cerebral hemispheres. See Brain.
 Corpus Christi [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 [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 pl.  Corpora lutea  [NL., luteous body] Anat., the reddish yellow mass which fills a ruptured Graafian follicle in the mammalian ovary.
 Corpus striatum pl. Corpora striata  [NL., striate body] Anat., a ridge in the wall of each lateral ventricle of the brain.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: capital as contrasted with the income derived from it [syn:
           principal, principal sum]
      2: a collection of writings; "he edited the Hemingway corpus"
      3: the main part of an organ or other bodily structure
      [also: corpora (pl)]