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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 the new report, Mills, graduate student Greg Sibbel and Hans Clevers, MD, PhD, a geneticist at Utrecht Medical Centre, identified markers that show a small number of chief cells become stem cells even in the absence of serious injury.
While most adenomas are composed of chief cells, a small percentage may be oxyphilic (>90% oxyphils) and rare "water-clear" adenomas have also been described.
Chief cells were intensely positive for neuro-endocrine markers such as chromogranin A (Figure 2B), synaptophysin.
In heavy drinkers, however the liver's chief cells -- called parenchymal cells -- can suffer such a severe damage that scar tissue forms, resulting in a condition known as cirrhosis.
Histologically, pernicious anemia is characterized by gastric mucosal atrophy, selective loss of parietal and chief cells from the gastric mucosa, and submucosal lymphocytic infiltrate.