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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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The stage-dependent inhibitory effect of porcine follicular cells on the development of preantral follicles.
cAMP is considered the primary second messenger in thyroid follicular cell growth and maintenance (Medina and Santisteban 2000; Richards 2001).
The diagnoses were diffuse large cell lymphoma (106), follicular cell lymphoma (81), and mantle cell lymphoma (21).
From the follicular cell, the iodide moves across the apical membrane, transported by pendrin protein (Yoshida et al.
RET is highly expressed in thyroid parafollicular or C cells but not in follicular cells, where it can be activated by chromosomal rearrangement known as RET/PTC rearrangement.
Concerning nonneoplastic lesions in mice, increases of thyroid gland follicular cell hyperplasia occurred in all THC groups, and increases of forestomach hyperplasia and ulcers occurred in THC groups of male mice; yet, no THC-related tumors were observed to progress from these toxic lesions.
A core was considered positive if any thyroid follicular cell was immunoreactive, given the smaller number of follicular cells in the core.
Maturation of ovarian follicles: actions and interactions of pituitary and ovarian hormones on follicular cell differentiation.
Mechanisms of action of agents that cause thyroid follicular cell tumors in experimental animals have been studied extensively and include both genotoxic and nongenotoxic processes; these mechanisms have been specifically addressed in several papers in Capen et al.
Recently, Medicare expanded coverage for PET technology to include the staging of recurrent breast cancer, as well as restaging of recurrent or residual thyroid cancers of follicular cell origin.
23-25) Recently, Kondo et al (24) reviewed the pathogenetic mechanisms of thyroid follicular cell neoplasia and found mutations of BRAF (29%- 69%), RET (13%-43%), and RAS (0%-21%) are most commonly seen in adult papillary thyroid carcinoma; RET rearrangements are more prevalent in adult tumors associated with previous radiation exposure.
Indeed, the problems and controversies that exist in the classification of thyroid carcinomas of follicular cell origin have an impact on the prognosis and therapy of our patients as well as on the development of robust cutting-edge research aimed at better outcomes and quality of life.

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