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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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However, the amount of melatonin produced in the GI tract by enterochromaffin cells is 400 times greater than that produced by the pineal gland.
When intraluminal pressure increases, enterochromaffin cells release serotonin, which stimulates vagal and intrinsic (enteric) afferent nerve fibers which then initiates the peristaltic reflex (Bulbring and Crema 1958; Bulbring and Lin 1958; Bulbring and Crema 1959) and peristaltic reflex.
Yadav and colleagues were the first to show that serotonin produced by the enterochromaffin cells of the duodenum inhibits bone formation and that targeting tryptophan hydroxylase-1 (Tph-1), the rate-limiting enzyme in serotonin synthesis might be an effective strategy to promote new bone formation.