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|lexical category=noun; plural <b>corpora</b>
 
|lexical category=noun; plural <b>corpora</b>
 
|etymology=Latin <i>corpus</i>, body
 
|etymology=Latin <i>corpus</i>, body
|definition=1. A body or structure.  
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|definition=1. A body or [[structure]].  
  
2. ([[Arthropoda]]: [[Insecta]]) <i>a.</i> The body. <i>b.</i> In many Collembola, the basal part of the minute pair of appendages on the 3rd abdominal segment; the appendages themselves known as the retinaculum or hamula.  
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2. ([[Arthropoda]]: [[Insecta]]) <i>a.</i> The body. <i>b.</i> In many Collembola, the [[basal]] part of the [[minute]] pair of appendages on the 3rd abdominal [[segment]]; the appendages themselves known as the [[retinaculum]] or [[hamula]].  
  
3. (NEMATA) The most anterior part of the esophagus, usually cylindrical in shape, but may be subdivided into a slender anterior portion (procorpus) followed by a swollen, often valved, bulb (metacorpus).
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3. (NEMATA) The most [[anterior]] part of the esophagus, usually [[cylindrical]] in shape, but may be subdivided into a slender [[anterior]] portion ([[procorpus]]) followed by a swollen, often valved, [[bulb]] ([[metacorpus]]).
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Latest revision as of 00:40, 14 September 2013

corpus (noun; plural corpora; Latin corpus, body): 1. A body or structure.

2. (Arthropoda: Insecta) a. The body. b. In many Collembola, the basal part of the minute pair of appendages on the 3rd abdominal segment; the appendages themselves known as the retinaculum or hamula.

3. (NEMATA) The most anterior part of the esophagus, usually cylindrical in shape, but may be subdivided into a slender anterior portion (procorpus) followed by a swollen, often valved, bulb (metacorpus).