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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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Changes in testosterone levels in diabetic men may be related to alterations in the Leydig cell function (ARIKAWE et al.
Oxygen-mediated damage of microsomal cytochrome P-450 enzymes in cultured leydig cells.
Although the testes of mammals present standard structure for several species, there is great variation in relation to volumetric proportion of its various components, especially in relation to the seminiferous tubules, Leydig cells and proportion and disposition of vessels and lymphatics spaces (RUSSELL et al.
The majority of the circulating testosterone is made by the Leydig cells.
Sex cord-stromal tumors comprise a heterogenous group of neoplasms that include GCTs of the juvenile and adult types, thecomas, fibromas, and tumors of Sertoli and Leydig cells in isolation or combination, among others.
In utero and lactational exposures to diethylhexyl-phthalate affect two populations of Leydig cells in male Long-Evans rats," Biology of Reproduction 80(5): 882-888.
The process of spermatogenesis depends on somatic testicular Leydig cells and Sertoli cells that control germ cell development (Sharpe et al.
In males, LH stimulates testosterone production from specialized cells called Leydig cells.
Obesity and a high fat diet poisons the Leydig cells, reducing testosterone levels,
It is established that membrane damage and the formation of Leydig cell autoantibodies are due to excessive alcohol intake, which effects Leydig cell function by reducing testosterone synthesis and its metabolite, acetaldehyde.
INSL3, a Leydig cell hormone that drives development of the gubernaculum, may underlie phthalate-induced cryptorchidism (Johnson et al.
The differential diagnosis includes juvenile granulosa cell tumor (JGCT), yolk sac tumor, cystic teratoma, Sertoli cell tumor, and Leydig cell tumor.