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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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Corpus striatum, for example, is defined as that part of the brain that is believed "to modulate or regulate motor and sensory activities of the brain.
Stage 18: The Future Corpus Striatum, the Inferior Cerebellar Peduncles, and the Dentate Nucleus.
3] Some patients have elevated dopamine D2 receptor and L-dopa (the metabolite of dopamine) and increased serotonin activity in the amygdaloid nucleus or the corpus striatum.