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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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Moeller said this opens a very important new strategy to prevent loss of kidney function: by inhibiting the parietal cells from doing their destructive work.
Weaker staining has also been observed in other normal human tissues, including renal tubules, exocrine glands and ducts in the pancreas, follicular epithelium in the thyroid, mammary gland ducts, and parietal cells in the stomach, as well as other neoplasms, such as large cell carcinoma of the lung and renal cell, pancreatic, breast, thyroid, colorectal, and ovarian carcinomas.
12], the parietal cells release this protein and binds with it, hydrochloric acid, and an enzyme called pepsin.
On the other hand, duration of exposure to high plasma concentration of PPIs is longer in PMs and the proton pumps in parietal cells remain inactivated for longer period resulting in higher pH and a better therapeutic outcome (27-36).
The stomach's parietal cells are challenged to determine the parietal cell health and stomach-emptying time.
These receptors occur in brain, gastric parietal cells, heart, smooth muscle and glands.
autoantibodies cause destruction of the parietal cells.
His team stained and microscopically examined parietal cells from the brains of five trained monkeys and compared them with corresponding cells from four untrained monkeys.
2] receptors at gastric parietal cells or influence the intracellular mechanisms involved with histamine activity.
B6: Required by the parietal cells in the stomach to produce hydrochloric acid.