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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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Lamellar body counts in amniotic fluid for prediction of fetal lung maturity.
This was accompanied by an increased production of endogenous glucocorticoids that inhibited epidermal lipid biosynthesis and decreased lamellar body secretion.
He reviews the remaining FLM testing options for labs, and notes that the lamellar body count (LBC) test may be the most preferred alternative.
Their silencing also caused decreased transcription of fatty acid elongase and ceramide glucosyltransferase, which are critical for the synthesis of epidermis-unique GlcCer species, and defects in lamellar body formation associated with decreased expression of the lipid transporter ATP-binding cassette transporter protein 12.
Because lamellar body diameter (range, 1-5 [micro]m) is similar to that of small platelets, lamellar body counts (LBCs) can be obtained rapidly with use of the platelet channel of a hematology analyzer (2).
Other FLM tests still in use today include the lecithin-to-sphingomyelin (L/S) ratio, the qualitative detection of phosphatidylglycerol (PG), and the lamellar body count (LBC).
Thereby lamellar body secretion is decreased and epidermal expression of antimicrobial peptides (beta-defensin and cathelicidin) is down-regulated.