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corpus

1. a collection or body of writings, esp by a single author or on a specific topic
2. Anatomy
a. any distinct mass or body
b. the main part of an organ or structure
3. the inner layer or layers of cells of the meristem at a shoot tip, which produces the vascular tissue and pith

corpus

Latin for "body," corpus refers to a collection of items. Any very large body of work that is written (text), spoken or on video can be called a corpus. The Web is a gigantic corpus.
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Two other cancers in women that are increasing and for which, promotion of awareness for early detection is required are cancers of the breast and corpus uteri.
The corpus uteri section also contains many changes, mostly reflect the number and the weight of intramural myomas excised by open abdominal, open vaginal, and laparoscopic methods, Ms.