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Synonyms for body

Synonyms for body

the physical frame of a dead person or animal

a number of individuals making up or considered a unit

a group of people organized for a particular purpose

the main part

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a separate and distinct portion of matter

a measurable whole

body forth: to represent (an abstraction, for example) in or as if in bodily form

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a natural object consisting of a dead animal or person

an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects

a collection of particulars considered as a system

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the central message of a communication

the main mass of a thing

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a resonating chamber in a musical instrument (as the body of a violin)

the external structure of a vehicle

invest with or as with a body

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2) The Barr body test would identify these individuals as female, which would allow men with Klinefelter's syndrome to compete as females.
11) The implication is that Barr body analysis is more likely to exclude athletes unfairly than to detect those who cheat.
Lyon of the Medical Research Council's Mammalian Genetics Unit in Harwell, England, proposed in 1960 the idea of X inactivation, with the shutoff chromosome becoming the Barr body.
At the appropriate time in development, they appear to coat the entire length of one of the X chromosomes, which then condenses into a Barr body.
Then they were evaluated with serum Follicular Stimulating Hormone (FSH) level, pelvic ultrasound and buccal smear for barr body.