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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

Synonyms for body

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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If the patient has pleural plaques radiographically or a compelling exposure history and asbestos bodies are not readily identified on hematoxylin-eosin-stained sections, then the pathologist may choose to perform iron stains to assist in the identification of asbestos bodies.
The 2010 committee recognized that there may be some patients who are poor asbestos body formers who would not meet the criteria of 2 asbestos bodies per square centimeter and that such cases could still qualify as asbestosis if the lung fiber burden exceeded the 5th percentile for the asbestosis range.
Asbestos bodies and nonasbestos ferruginous bodies.
Asbestos bodies and the diagnosis of asbestosis in chrysotile workers.
9) Filters were mounted on a glass slide (1-3 filters per case) and asbestos bodies counted by light microscopy at X200 magnification.
The ranges of concentration of commercial and noncommercial amphibole fibers, chrysotile, nonasbestos mineral fibers, and asbestos bodies detected by light microscopy for the asbestosis and DPF cases are shown in Table 2.
03), and with the number of asbestos bodies found in digestion samples by light microscopy (P = .
The latter contrasts with the findings of the previous study (3) where asbestos bodies were formed on amosite cores--an amphibole considered a "commercial" asbestos.
30) The criteria required diffuse interstitial fibrosis and either 2 or more asbestos bodies within a section area of 1 [cm.
Ferruginous bodies formed on erionite or refractory ceramic fibers may be indistinguishable from true asbestos bodies by light microscopy alone, although in practice, such pseudoasbestos bodies are rare in most localities.
Therefore, counts of asbestos bodies do not show a consistent relationship to fibers.