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corpora British & World English

Plural form of corpus.

corpora in corpus British & World English

A collection of written texts, especially the entire works of a particular author or a body of writing on a particular subject

corpora lutea in corpus luteum British & World English

A hormone-secreting structure that develops in an ovary after an ovum has been discharged but degenerates after a few days unless pregnancy has begun

corpora callosa in corpus callosum British & World English

A broad band of nerve fibres joining the two hemispheres of the brain

corpora striata in corpus striatum British & World English

Part of the basal ganglia of the brain, comprising the caudate and lentiform nuclei

corpora cavernosa in corpus cavernosum British & World English

Either of two masses of erectile tissue forming the bulk of the penis and the clitoris

corpora spongiosa in corpus spongiosum British & World English

A mass of erectile tissue alongside the corpora cavernosa of the penis and terminating in the glans