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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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First T cells, macrophages and Schwann cells were counted, then NF[kappa]B and RAGE positive T cells, macrophages and Schwann cells were determined and the ratio was calculated for each section staining.
Professor Maya Sieber-Blum, from the university's Institute of Genetic Medicine, said: "We observed that the bulge, a region within hair follicles, contains skin stem cells that are intermixed with cells derived from the neural crest - a tissue known to give rise to Schwann cells.
Reprogramming adult Schwann cells to stem cell-like cells by leprosy bacilli promotes dissemination of infection [abstract].
Loss of NF1 allele in Schwann cells but not in fibroblasts derived from an NF1-associated neurofibroma.
Demyelination and Schwann cell responses adjacent to injury epicenter cavities following chronic human spinal cord injury.
cAMP and Schwann cells promote axonal growth and functional recovery after spinal cord injury.
Schwann cells are the support cells of the peripheral nerves, the nerves that course through our arms and legs, carrying messages to muscles or sensory information back toward the brain.
The tumor results from an overproduction of Schwann cells -- small sheet-like cells that normally wrap around nerve fibers like onion skin and help support the nerves.
A neurofibroma is a benign nerve sheath tumor of Schwann cell origin.
Value of S-100 protein in the diagnosis of soft tissue tumors with particular reference to benign and malignant Schwann cell tumors.
We should point out that in one study, functional improvement was not observed following OEC transplantation but was observed following Schwann cell transplantation [64].