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corpus delicti in a case of suspected murder, the body of the victim. [2 definitions]
corpus juris collectively, the laws of a nation or state.
corpus luteum a ductless gland which forms within the ovary, resulting from the reorganization of a follicle upon release of its ovum. [2 definitions]
habeas corpus in law, a writ calling for a detained person to be brought before a court, designed to insure against unlawful detention or imprisonment.
writ of habeas corpus a legal order calling for a detained person to be brought before a court, designed to insure against unlawful detention or imprisonment.