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Body whorl         
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SHELL MORPHOLOGY IN GASTROPOD MOLLUSKS
Body chamber; Living chamber; Last whorl
The body whorl is part of the morphology of the shell in those gastropod mollusks that possess a coiled shell. The term is also sometimes used in a similar way to describe the shell of a cephalopod mollusk.
Spindle whorl         
WEIGHT TO INCREASE THE ROTATION OF A SPINDLE
Wharve; Spindle-whorl; Spindle whorls
A spindle whorl is a disc or spherical object fitted onto the spindle to increase and maintain the speed of the spin. Historically, whorls have been made of materials like amber, antler, bone, ceramic, coral, glass, stone, metal (iron, lead, lead alloy), and wood (oak).
Body snatching         
  • Screenshot from the trailer of ''[[Invasion of the Body Snatchers]]'' (1956).
  • In rural parts of northern India, the lowest classes sometimes cannot obtain wood for cremation or ground for burial, and the exposure of bodies is the result.
  • A cadaver in a dissecting room.
  • [[Mortsafe]] in Greyfriars Kirkyard, Edinburgh
SECRET REMOVAL OF CORPSES FROM BURIAL SITES
Body snatchers; Body snatcher; Body-snatcher; Body-snatching; Bodysnatching; Body theft; Body thief; Body thefts; Body thieves
Body snatching is the illicit removal of corpses from graves, morgues, and other burial sites. Body snatching is distinct from the act of grave robbery as grave robbing does not explicitly involve the removal of the corpse, but rather theft of the burial site itself.