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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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70) In one experimental study in rats, replication-deficient adenoviral vectors containing the [beta]-galactosidase gene were injected into the intracerebroventricular region and successfully transfected adventitial cells in the subarachnoid space.
It is obvious that these elements are the adventitial cells of the capillaries or the pericytes of Zimmermann(21)--a cell type which recently has received much attention and which by some investigators is made responsible for the contractility of the capillaries.