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Definition of Habeas corpus

Habeas corpus means: A writ having for its object to bring a party before a court or judge; especially, one to inquire into the cause of a person's imprisonment or detention by another, with the view to protect the right to personal liberty; also, one to bring a prisoner into court to testify in a pending trial.

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Habeas corpus means: A writ having for its object to bring a party before a court or judge; especially, one to inquire into the cause of a person's imprisonment or detention by another, with the view to protect the right to personal liberty; also, one to bring a prisoner into court to testify in a pending trial.

Meaning of Habeas corpus

Habeas corpus means: A writ having for its object to bring a party before a court or judge; especially, one to inquire into the cause of a person's imprisonment or detention by another, with the view to protect the right to personal liberty; also, one to bring a prisoner into court to testify in a pending trial.

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Suspension (n.): Of the action or execution of law, etc.; as, the suspension of the habeas corpus act.

Suspend (n.): To cause to cease for a time from operation or effect; as, to suspend the habeas corpus act; to suspend the rules of a legislative body.

Habeas corpus (): A writ having for its object to bring a party before a court or judge; especially, one to inquire into the cause of a person's imprisonment or detention by another, with the view to protect the right to personal liberty; also, one to bring a prisoner into court to testify in a pending trial.

Corpora (pl. ): of Corpus

Corpora striata (pl. ): of Corpus

Corpora lutea (pl. ): of Corpus

Corpora callosa (pl. ): of Corpus

Corpus (n.): A body, living or dead; the corporeal substance of a thing.

Splenium (n.): The thickened posterior border of the corpus callosum; -- so called in allusion to its shape.

Lyencephala (n. pl.): A group of Mammalia, including the marsupials and monotremes; -- so called because the corpus callosum is rudimentary.

Lutein (n.): A substance of a strongly marked yellow color, extracted from the yelk of eggs, and from the tissue of the corpus luteum.

Callosum (n.): The great band commissural fibers which unites the two cerebral hemispheres. See corpus callosum, under Carpus.

Striatum (n.): The corpus striatum.

Marsupialia (n. pl.): A subclass of Mammalia, including nearly all the mammals of Australia and the adjacent islands, together with the opossums of America. They differ from ordinary mammals in having the corpus callosum very small, in being implacental, and in having their young born while very immature. The female generally carries the young for some time after birth in an external pouch, or marsupium. Called also Marsupiata.

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