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Related to Parafollicular cells: parathyroid gland, calcitonin, Oxyphil cells

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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Endogenous calcitonin is produced in the parafollicular cells of the thyroid gland of humans.
Medullary carcinoma of the thyroid (MCT) is an uncommon malignant neoplasm arising from the parafollicular cells that produce calcitonin and carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA).
Calcitonin is a 32-amino acid peptide that is synthesized and secreted by the parafollicular cells of the thyroid gland.