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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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After short periods of vibrations, the vacuole's contents returned to the parent cell.
If cancer cells at more than one metastatic site carry a common set of nonrandom genetic defects, it is likely that these cells are derived from a single parent cell, says Bova.
Sharma intends to generate a meso cell line resistant to SAHA and other drugs like valproic acid and then compare them to parent cell lines using molecular analysis to identify markers of resistance.
Mitosis is the last stage of the cell division cycle during which copied genetic material from the nucleus of a parent cell is endowed into two daughter cells.
With the recent new investments in Medis El by its parent Cell Diagnostics, Inc.
Specifically, Aurora kinase activity has been shown to be essential for propagating signals that initiate and advance mitosis, a process by which a parent cell divides to create two daughter cells.
and foreign patents related to cellular therapy, including the composition, separation and expansion of human hematopoietic stem cells, the parent cell of all human blood cells.
and foreign patents related to cellular therapy, including the composition, separation and expansion, of human hematopoietic stem cells, the parent cell of all human blood cells.