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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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In general, mucin expression is more abundant in proximal airways and CCSP expression is more abundant in distal airways, corresponding to the differential abundance of mucous cells and Clara cells, respectively, in these airway regions.
The distribution of mucous cells was found to be higher in the marginal mantle than those in the apical mantle.
In our study, Muc5b gene expression was also up-regulated and mucous cell metaplasia was present in the airways of C57BL/6 mice.
1, 4-6) Helicobacter pylori leads to reversible alteration of mucin glycosylation and particularly inhibition of MUC5AC expression (1,4) with increase in MUC6 expression on the surface mucous cells.
Distribution of mucous cells in the epithelial layer was found to be higher in the opercular zone than those in the pedal body.
The intermediate cells frequently predominate; their appearance ranges from small basal cells with scanty basophilic cytoplasm to larger and more oval cells with more abundant pale eosinophilic cytoplasm that appears to merge into epidermoid or mucous cells.
The basal part of the gill contains skeletal rods and clusters of mucous cells.
Mucous cells can be sparse or inconspicuous, but their presence is required for a diagnosis; special stains for mucin--such as mucicarmine or alcian blue (figure 3)--might be needed to identify them.