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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 networks harness the principle of feedback to make nerve cells in the visual system into efficient detectors of features.
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That interferes with the signals between nerve cells and may eventually kill the cells.
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We know that chemical communication between nerve cells is abnormal but don't yet understand the underlying mechanisms in detail.
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Until only a few years ago, neurogenesis - the process of nerve cell development - was considered to be impossible in the adult brain.
Electromyograms show that nerve cells of patients with SMS fire at a much higher rate than those of healthy people.
Scientists from Montreal NeurologicaI Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) and McGill University created the artificial nerve cell connections using plastic beads coated with a substance that encourages adhesion, and attracts nerve cells.
Initial intense but short-term studies show nerve cell feelings of pleasure damage in the brain.