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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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It has been discovered that human herpesvirus-6 (HHV-6) travels along olfactory cells and into the brain after becoming situated in people's nasal mucus.
They systematically activated genes of 72 mosquito odour receptors in these flies' olfactory cells, which lacked their own receptors.
D) Olfactory cells help a bat detect the direction of an object.