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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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Estrogen reduces osteoclast lifespan of and lengthens the lifespan of the bone-forming cells.
The remarkable discovery that blood vessel cells can transform into bone-forming cells confirmed the little-known link between atherosclerosis and osteoporosis.
Engineers placed human bone-forming cells onto the nanotube-covered samples as well as onto samples of plain and anodized titanium.
Using the system, the production of bone-forming cells will begin with a small sample of cells, taken from a patient or donor.
Scaffolds derived from this technology will act to improve oxygenation and encourage the activity of stem cells and bone-forming cells, or osteoblasts.
To reach the conclusion, scientists exposed a group of cultured bone-forming cells (osteoblasts) to three major green tea components - epigallocatechin (EGC), gallocatechin (GC), and gallocatechin gallate (GCG) - for several days.
It stimulates new bone formation by increasing the number and activity of bone-forming cells called osteoblasts.
Teriparatide increases the number and activity of these bone-forming cells.
They adorned the scaffolding with synthetic peptides, or protein fragments, that help bone-forming cells called osteoprogenitor cells adhere to the framework.
Furthermore, ACE-011 preserved the number of osteoblasts, the cells responsible for forming new bone, compared to untreated mice which lost these vital bone-forming cells.
Trinity Evolution and Trinity ELITE are cryopreserved, allogeneic bone grafts that contain viable bone-forming cells and are intended to provide surgeons with a unique alternative to autograft, the standard for bone grafting.
It is believed that bone-forming cells, derived from the body's connective tissue, are the only cells able to form the skeleton.