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Corpus

corpus

1. The principal of a bond. For example, securities dealers create zero-coupon Treasury receipts by purchasing a regular Treasury bond and separating the interest coupons from the corpus. See also coupon stripping.
2. The principal amount of an estate or trust.
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Morphology of the planum temporale and corpus callosum in left handers with evidence of left and right hemisphere speech representation.
Diffuse cerebral hypomyelination with cerebellar atrophy and hypoplasia of corpus callosum.
PCNSL tends to occur more frequently and is more likely to grow in cerebral hemisphere, callosum or around ventricle.
Cocaine, for instance, has been tied to corpus callosum abnormalities, says Earleywine, who serves on the advisory board of NORML, a marijuana advocacy group.
The corpus callosum happens to be especially rich in cannabinoid receptors, proteins that trigger biochemical effects in response to cannabis.
This diet leads to selective oligodendrocyte death followed by demyelination of axons mainly in the corpus callosum.
Postmortem examinations demonstrated an arachnoid cyst, corpus callosum agenesis and left diaphragmatic hernia.
What playing musical instruments does that other activities don't is strengthen the corpus callosum that links the hemispheres of the brain by creating new connections.
However, corpus callosum and infratentorial areas are less frequently affected in CADASIL.