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Strokes are the elements that form the body parts of letters.
Many of the body parts of letterforms have the same names
as human body parts.
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Many healthy letterforms share the same parts. This helps
in understanding the alphabet as a system of symbols. It
also helps in reconstructing damaged characters, and
transplanting appendages to other victims of typographic