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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.
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Tutte queste attivita sono rese possibili dal fatto che entrambi i corpora a cui i due volumi si riferiscono sono liberamente interrogabili dal sito www.valico.org, e questo e uno degli aspetti piU meritori del lavoro del gruppo di ricerca: qualsiasi altro ricercatore, docente, o studente, interessato ad investigare i processi che portano all'acquisizione di un particolare aspetto dell'italiano L2, puo avvalersi di una raccolta sistematica di dati organizzati e interrogabili in modo intuitivo.
Because Russian has two concepts denoting the social phenomena - 'altruism' and 'mercy' (mutual help), which are considered as synonymous, we will explain their most frequent use in the main, newspaper and spoken Russian Corpora (2016).
There have been many DDL experiments aimed at testing the efficiency of corpora in supporting second language acquisition processes in specialised settings like translation (Aston 1997), technical engineering (Todd 2001), economics (Hadley 2002), computing (Clerehan et al.
General corpora like British National Corpus (BNC) [25] is a static corpus having an extensive collection of spoken and written text sample around 100 million words.
In the meantime, hrWaC, the Croatian Web corpus had already moved to version 2, touching the 2 billion token mark, and Web corpora for Serbian and Bosnian were built as well [11], all of them passing the size of [slWaC.sub.1], making it high time to move forward also with slWaC.
Christine Robinson discusses 'The Use of Corpora in Lexicographical Research in Scots' in the following chapter, which provides an overview of the work of Scottish Language Dictionaries, emphasising the ways in which a wide range of electronic texts benefit the organisation's editorial endeavours.
Sp Comparing corpora with WordSmith Tools: How large must the reference corpus be"
Ken Hyland's chapter, "Corpora and Academic Discourse", reveals how corpus studies have contributed to a better understanding of academic discourse across disciplines, genres and languages, both in oral and written styles.
Davies has developed a powerful search interface for language corpora. Online searchers who are familiar with command interfaces will find many familiar features, including word and phrase searching, date ranging, truncation, wild card searching, and proximity searching.