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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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Asbestos bodies and the diagnosis of asbestosis in chrysotile workers.
Asbestos and Nonasbestos Fiber Concentrations (a) Detected in Asbestosis and Diffuse Pulmonary Fibrosis Cases Commercial Amphiboles (b) Commercial (Coated and Amphiboles (b) Noncommercial Cases Uncoated) (Uncoated) Amphiboles (c) Asbestosis <520-8 540 000 <660-7 800 000 <920-780 000 (median, 170 000) (median, 110 000) (median, <920) Diffuse pulmonary <330-39 000 <80-39 000 <100-14 000 fibrosis (median, <330) (median, <490) (median, 490) Asbestos Bodies (by Light Cases Chrysotile NAMF Microscopy) (d) Asbestosis <910-1 220 000 <490-240 000 230-1 600 000 (median, <910) (median, 2500) (median, 23 000) Diffuse pulmonary <690-26 000 <120-120 000 0-7700 fibrosis (median, <690) (median, 4400) (median, 16) Abbreviation: NAMF, nonasbestos mineral fibers.
2,5) Such cases generally exhibited small fibrotic lungs without honeycomb changes but with numerous asbestos bodies in histologic sections.
Cases have been reported in which asbestos bodies and a history of asbestos exposure are associated with a pattern of hypersensitivity pneumonia or organizing pneumonia, (109,110) but the causative role of asbestos in those cases is unproven.
101) However, the finding of asbestos bodies or asbestos fibers in bronchoalveolar lavage samples may also assist in the diagnosis of asbestosis when quantitative methods are employed (Figure 19, A and B).
113) The finding of asbestos bodies and the more diffuse nature of the fibrotic process distinguish asbestosis from mixed-dust pneumoconiosis.
As noted, some cases of asbestosis resemble UIP, while others resemble fibrotic nonspecific interstitial pneumonitis, (115) but in general, the presence of readily identified asbestos bodies permits the distinction of asbestosis from these other interstitial lung disorders.
65,117) As noted in a previous section, some individuals are poor at coating asbestos fibers and, thus, do not readily form asbestos bodies.
Mineral fibres, fibrosis, and asbestos bodies in lung tissue from deceased asbestos cement workers.