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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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Features most helpful for the diagnosis of cancer after radiotherapy are chiefly architectural: infiltrative growth, perineural invasion, intraluminal crystalloids, blue mucin secretions, the absence of corpora amylacea, and the presence of concomitant high-grade PIN (Table 4; Figure 3, C).
A small focus of a neuropil-like structure with rare glial cells and corpora amylacea was located adjacent to the skeletal muscle (figure 2, C).
Inspissated platelike secretions differ morphologically from prostatic corpora amylacea, which are round to oval with concentric lamellations,[11,12] by their more haphazard shape (rectangular, rhomboid, ovoid) and lack of lamellations.