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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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1 A NEURON, or nerve cell, releases serotonin from its cell body.
They consist of an oval shaped outer cell body, a circular, outlined nucleus with homogenous, lightly stained interior, and an innermost nucleolus, which appears as a spot.
Following complete transection, the part of the axon that becomes disconnected from the cell body will degenerate resulting in a complete break in the chain of connecting neurons.
Dendrite: A branched projection extending from the body of a neuron that relays electric signals from other neurons to the cell body.
1A] is both an autoreceptor on the neuronal cell body and a postsynaptic membrane receptor that reduces adenylyl cyclase activity.
Each lower motor nerve has a cell body in the spinal cord that sends its own "wire" or axon out of the spinal cord.
Special mechanisms are required for communicating the molecular requirements of the synapses to the nucleus, and for directing the proteins synthesized in the cell body in response to these signals to the synapses that need them, particularly during synapse formation and the plastic changes associated with learning (Kelsey Martin, Brain Research Institute, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA).
When a cell is in the matrix, the nucleus tends to be at the back of the cell, and the cell body is very tubular in shape," Petrie said.
The BNST gaba neurons have a cell body and a long strand with branched synapses that transmit electrical signals into the lateral hypothalamus.
Passivation is the process of filling the dangling atomic bonds at the surface of the solar cell, as well as reducing the numbers of defects that always exist in the upper region of the cell body.
neuron Any of the impulse-conducting cells that constitute the brain, spinal column and nerves, consisting of a cell body with a nucleus, one or more dendrites (branches that conduct impulses toward the cell body) and a single axon.
The fibrous astrocytes are mainly located in the white matter and have a few Song, thin, unbranched cellular processes extending from the cell body.