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cell

(Enemy combatants), noun enemy group, exxremist group, rebel organization, saboteurs, subversives, unnerground extremists
Associated concepts: enemy combatants, justice courts, miliiary tribunals, Patriotic Act, prison cells, sleeper cell, terrorist cell

cell

(jail), noun cage, cella, chamber, compartment, confined room, confinement, cubicle, cubiculum, enclosed cage, incarceration, jailhouse, penitentiary, pound, prison, prison house, small cavity, small room, solitary abode
See also: chamber, jail, penitentiary, prison

CELL. A small room in a prison. See Dungeon.

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The newly discovered class of cells expressing olfactory receptors in human airways, called pulmonary neuroendocrine cells, or PNECs, were found by a team led by Yehuda Ben-Shahar and Michael J.
Keywords: androgen-dependence, discriminant analysis, neuroendocrine cells, NPY, peptidergic fibres, rat prostate, serotonin, VIP.
Neurone-specific enolase is a molecular marker for peripheral and central neuroendocrine cells.
NET are a rare type of cancer that originate in neuroendocrine cells found throughout the body, and are most often found in the GI tract, lungs or pancreas[sup.
2] They originate from neuroendocrine cells, and can be divided into different embryological sites of origin: tumours of the fore-gut, the mid-gut and hind-gut.
In support of the latter theory, neuroendocrine cells have been detected within normal urothelial mucosa and in 1 case subjacent to a mixed tumor (SCC and URO).
These cells are thought to be neuroendocrine in origin, and have the ability to differentiate into fibroblasts, smooth muscle cells, endothelial cells and neuroendocrine cells.
Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) expression in prostatic tumors and its relationship to neuroendocrine cells.
Merkel cells are neuroendocrine cells that reside in the vertebrate epidermis, passing mechanical stimuli on to sensory neurons.
3) Wassef et al further suggested the derivation of neuroendocrine cells from the multipotential basal cells of middle ear epithelium, which would acquire mixed mucous and/or neuroendocrine features during neoplastic transformation.