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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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Lesions Which May Be Associated With Hyperthyroidism Nonneoplastic parathyroid lesions Parathyroid hyperplasia Primary chief cell hyperplasia Water-clear cell hyperplasia Parathyroiditis Parathyroidal cysts Neoplasms of the parathyroid glands Adenoma Atypical adenoma Lipoadenoma Carcinoma Secondary neoplasms Metastases Invasion of tumors by direct extension Table 2.
Results of subtotal parathyroidectomy for primary chief cell hyperplasia.
Histologically, there is usually a single mass, which is most often composed of chief cells that are surrounded by an uninvolved or atrophic rim of parathyroid tissue (figure 1), with or without a separating fibrous connective tissue capsule.
We already knew that these cells, which are called chief cells, can change back into stem cells to make temporary repairs in significant stomach injuries, such as a cut or damage from infection," Jason Mills, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine at Washington University said.
When chief cells in our parathyroid glands sense that calcium in our blood is too low, parathyroid hormone is released, resulting in an increase of serum calcium through multiple means: receptor-mediated tubular reabsorption of calcium in the kidney, release of skeletal calcium stores, upregulation of 1-a-hydroxylase leading to increased 1,25-d hyd roxy-yitamin D production, and increased calcium reabsorption from the gastrointestinal tract
Chief cells were intensely positive for neuro-endocrine markers such as chromogranin A (Figure 2B), synaptophysin.