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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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While small-molecule compounds are still a long way from the clinic, these results are another small step on the long road to a drug for hearing loss that could be infused into the cochlea to generate new hair cells.
Our statistical analysis did, however, indicate that a duration of aminoglycoside treatment of 6 days or more might cause damage to the outer hair cells.
Washington, Feb 21 ( ANI ): For years, scientists have thought that the sound-sensing hair cells in the inner ear cannot be replaced once they're lost.
When hair bundle motion exceeds a certain level, the transduction channels begin to open, the hair cell undergoes depolarization, and neurotransmitter release increases.
The implant uses 16 to 24 multichannel electrodes to replace the missing hair cells, House said.
In the first-of-its-kind study, scientists at the University of Michigan Medical School discovered that infusing the Atohl gene into the inner ear of deaf guinea pigs triggered the growth of new auditory hair cells as well as other supporting cells, resulting in improved hearing.
The damage that occurs slowly over years of continuous exposure to loud noise is accompanied by various changes in the structure of the hair cells.
This is an area that's a bit more futuristic and ultimately restoring the hair cells will be the cure.
For Lysakowski, this suggested a new way to envision how hair cells work.
Toxins and trauma share common pathways in hair cell death.
SPI-1005 treatment increases the expression of GPx1 and is thought to allow these affected cells and tissues to repair themselves, thus restoring auditory function and preventing the irreversible loss of auditory hair cells and supporting cells.
As positively charged ions rush into the hair cell, mechanical vibrations are converted into an electrochemical signal that the brain interprets as sound.