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Corpus (plural corpora) is Latin for body. It can mean:

  • Corpus (linguistics)
    • Text corpus, a large set of text, usually organized by topic or by where the text came from
    • Speech corpus, a similar large set of audio files/recordings
  • Corpus callosum, a structure in the brain
  • Habeus corpus, a legal term that stops police from holding a suspect for too long
  • Corpus delicti, a legal term meaning "body of the crime."
  • Corpus luteum, a hormone gland in mammals

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