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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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T2W images in coronal plane (A and B) showing mild enlargement of the left mastoid cells and discrete elevation of the left petrous ridge (arrows in A).
The other theory of development of the mastoid air cell system suggests that the precursors of the mastoid cells are present at birth as periantral, mesenchyme-filled loculi that are visible on histologic sections.
1,2,6) Occlusion of the lateral sinus as a result of a nonseptic thrombus impairs venous drainage from the mastoid cells, resulting in venous congestion, interstitial edema, and transudation of fluid into the air spaces.