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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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Figure 4: Change in mean vaginal maturation index (VMI) score in superficial and parabasal cells at baseline and week 12.
In our control samples, the normal basal and parabasal cells of the cervical epithelium were PR-negative throughout the menstrual cycle, and only a weak and focal PR expression was observed in the parabasal cells during the luteal phase.
In addition, the percentages of superficial cells and parabasal cells were significantly different in the OSP vs.
The percentage of parabasal cells decreased in both treatment groups compared with participants who received placebo (21.
8% decrease in the mean percentage of parabasal cells [p < 0.
Wada et al (12) localized hTERT protein in multifocal VIN and reported on hTERT nuclear staining in HG-VIN correlating with squamous maturation and the degree of nuclear atypia; normal mucosa revealed faint nuclear staining of parabasal cells and lower intermediate layer squamous cells.
With decreased estrogen, there is accompanying decreased In the percentage of vaginal superficial cells, and a concomitant increase in vaginal parabasal cells.
Initially, those cells are exfoliated as single cells or small groups of metaplastic-appearing cells, but with advanced atrophy, the epithelium becomes so thin that large surface fragments of parabasal cells exfoliate and may predominate.