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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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Among females, cancers of the breast, corpus uteri and lung have shown a rise.
MHC II+ cells were found in the surface epithelium of the cervix uteri in diestrus, but in the corpus uteri in both estrus and diestrus and in the cornu uteri in estrus.
For those with cancers of the prostate, female breast, corpus uteri, and urinary bladder, the relative survival rate at eight years is over 75 percent.