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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 subsequent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan confirmed these abnormalities and demonstrated additional infarcts in the left posterior globus pallidus and right corpus striatum (Fig.
[3H]Threo-1+/_1)-methylphenidate binding to 3,4-dihydroxyphenylethylamine uptake sites in corpus striatum: correlation with the stimulant properties of ritalinic acid esters.
Reciprocal links of the corpus striatum with the cerebral cortex and limbic system: A common substrate for movement and thought?