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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
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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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([dagger]) Uterine cancer cases were defined as microscopically confirmed cancers of the corpus uteri (International Classification of Diseases for Oncology, Third Edition [ICD-O-3] site codes C54.0 [isthmus uteri], C54.1 [endometrium], C54.2 [myometrium], C54.3 [fundus uteri], C54.8 [overlapping lesion of corpus uteri], C54.9 [corpus uteri]), and uterus, not otherwise specified (C55.9), excluding cases that were identified by autopsy or death certificate only.
The 72-page report revealed, among others, that patients of thyroid, prostate, corpus uteri, female breast and colon cancers have the highest survival rates at 82.3 per cent, 73 per cent, 70.56 per cent, 66.8 per cent and 56.8 per cent respectively.
Williams, from the University College London Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, and colleagues examined the risks of ovarian, breast, and corpus uteri cancer in 255,786 women who underwent assisted reproduction, with 2,257,789 person-years of follow-up.
Based on Globocan, corpus uteri cancer is ranked as the tenth most common cancer among women in Egypt.
Carcinoma of corpus uteri is the third common among gynecological cancers in Asians with incidence of 4.3% for all ages and 1.9% mortality among Asians (globocan, 2012).
[2] In India, the data obtained from the population-based registries under the National Cancer Registry Program show that the four organs, namely, cervix uteri, breast, corpus uteri, and ovaries, are the most affected organs (about 50%-60%), of all types of cancers among women.
The five most common cancers seen in the population were: breast (25.8%), Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL) 4.9%, lip and oral cavity 4.8%, brain 4.7%, and gastro-intestinal cancers (colon, rectum, and anus) 4.6%; in males: prostate 9.2%, NHL 7.5%, lip and oral cavity 7%, colorectal 7%, and urinary bladder 6.9%; in females: breast 44.3%, corpus uteri and uterus 4.1%, ovary 3.9%, lip and oral cavity 3.2%, and gastrointestinal cancers 3.1%; and in children: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia 18.8%, Gliomas 14.1%, NHL 9.9%, Hodgkin's disease 8.6%, and Retinoblastoma 4.7%.
In uterine prolapse, it has been noted that uterine endometrium is very vascular and easily recognized and everted organ is usually corpus uteri (Allen, 1988; Ocal, 1999).