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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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Over the years, the Blue Tag Gala has grown from a small, suburban brunch to a big-city, black-tie gala -- raising more than $1 million for sickle cell disease research in the process," said event co-chair Darlene Logan.
More than 130 sickle cell anaemia patients and their families attended the interactive session held at the AGU," he said.
I have seen the inexplicable suffering people affected by sickle cell anaemia go through with my eyes, Ci Najma said.
Meanwhile, Al Kadhem expressed alarm at the high rate of sickle cell deaths this year.
It's essential for people with sickle cell anaemia to be fully immunised against all infectious diseases and to take prescribed vitamin supplements.
In addition, three patients with sickle cell disease showed evidence of what looked like remote silent infarctions on MRI (14%).
He is in and out of the hospital frequently due to sickle cell pain crises.
They also saw evidence of silent strokes, though not as often, in severely anemic children who didn't have sickle cell disease.
This study offers hope for a cure to thousands of patients with severe sickle cell disease.
During a one-year study, researchers observed hospitalized sickle cell patients who were treated with narcotics and compared it to the number of individuals who received treatments to prevent constipation.
My cause of death is exertion on sudden death in association with sickle cell trait.