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Related to Parafollicular cells: parathyroid gland, calcitonin, Oxyphil cells

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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The base of the follicular cells and the parafollicular cells rested on a distinct basement membrane.
The parafollicular cells release calcitonin in response to elevated blood calcium.
Lymphoid follicle showing that parafollicular cells were markedly increased in number and arranged in an onion-skin appearance (B and C).
Calcitonin is a 32-amino acid peptide that is synthesized and secreted by the parafollicular cells of the thyroid gland.
C cells originate in the neural crest and reach their usual anatomic location as parafollicular cells in the thyroid via the ultimobranchial bodies that migrate to fuse with the lateral lobes of thyroid.