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corpus

 [kor´pus] (pl. cor´pora) (L.)
body.
corpus al´bicans white fibrous tissue that replaces the regressing corpus luteum in the human ovary in the latter half of pregnancy, or soon after ovulation when pregnancy does not supervene.
corpus amygdaloi´deum amygdaloid body.
cor´pora amyla´cea small hyaline masses of degenerate cells found in the prostate, neuroglia, and other sites.
corpus callo´sum an arched mass of white matter in the depths of the longitudinal fissure, made up of transverse fibers connecting the cerebral hemispheres.
corpus caverno´sum either of the two columns of erectile tissue forming the body of the penis or clitoris.
corpus fimbria´tum a band of white matter bordering the lateral edge of the lower cornu of the lateral ventricle of the brain.
corpus genicula´tum see geniculate bodies, lateral, and geniculate bodies, medial.
corpus hemorrha´gicum
1. an ovarian follicle containing blood.
2. a corpus luteum containing a blood clot.
3. a blood clot formed in the cavity left by rupture of a graafian follicle.
corpus lu´teum a yellow glandular mass in the ovary formed by an ovarian follicle that has matured and discharged its ovum; see also ovulation.
corpus mammilla´re mamillary body.
cor´pora quadrige´mina four rounded eminences on the posterior surface of the mesencephalon.
corpus spongio´sum pe´nis a column of erectile tissue forming the urethral surface of the penis, in which the urethra is found.
corpus ster´ni body of sternum.
corpus stria´tum a subcortical mass of gray matter and white matter in front of and lateral to the thalamus in each cerebral hemisphere.
corpus u´teri that part of the uterus above the isthmus and below the orifices of the fallopian tubes.

cor·po·ra

(kōr'pōr-ă),
Plural of corpus.

corpora

(kôr′pər-ə)
n.
Plural of corpus.

cor·po·ra

(kōr-pōr'ă)
Plural of corpus.

corpora

plural form of corpus.

corpora albicantia
see corpus albicans.
corpora arenacea
sandy or gritty bodies, found in the pineal body; appear to be of glial or stromal origin; have the structure of hydroxyapatite crystals. Called also brain sand, acervuli, psammomas.
corpora cavernosa penis
see corpus cavernosum penis.
corpora lutea
see corpus luteum.
corpora nigra
see iridial granule.
corpora quadrigemina
four rounded eminences on the posterior surface of the mesencephalon. See also colliculus.
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As Web corpus acquisition is much less controlled than that for traditional corpora, the necessity of analysing their content gains in significance.
Enquanto os estudos descritivos sobre o lexico das mais diversas linguas ja tem uma historia e pesquisa de vulto, os corpora contendo textos digitalizados produzidos por aprendizes de lingua estrangeira comecaram a ser explorados somente por volta da decada de noventa (HYLAND, 2002: 176).
In this case, texts and paragraphs from the corpora are selected so that specialized collocations as well as non-specialized clusters be identified (i.
In fact, most of the contributors to Learning with Corpora concentrate on this small corpora concordancing.
Injury to the penis, spinal cord, prostate, bladder, and pelvis can lead to ED by harming nerves, smooth muscles, arteries, and fibrous tissues of the corpora cavernosa.
Finally, in section four there are two papers dealing with applications of parallel aligned corpora.
Given the effort behind corpus creations and the longevity of most corpora, the challenge is to design an environment which is adaptable over time as technologies evolve.
Smooth muscle in the corpora cavernosa also had an endothelial lining.
Patterns and Meaning: Using Corpora for English Language Research
Their topics include using hands-on concordancing to teach rhetorical functions, using a corpus of an alternative youth culture discourse to teach cultural studies, multi-modal functional-notational concordancing, using corpora in learning and teaching phraseological variation, oral learners corpora and assessing fluency in the Common European Framework, and the impact of culture on the use of stance exponents as persuasive devices.
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