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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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A, Micro-optical coherence tomography ([micro]OCT) image of benign prostate gland containing corpora amylacea (arrows).
Most of the acini are nested with corpora amylacea. There is a tendency for corpora amylacea to increase in number.
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).