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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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Aquaporin-9 is expressed in rat Sertoli cells and interacts with the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator.
Light microscopic, immunocytochemical and ultrastructural study of a case of Sertoli cell tumor of the testis.
Proliferation of Sertoli cells during development of the human testis assessed by stereological methods.
The resulting cells exhibited many of the characteristics of embryonic Sertoli cells, including aggregating, forming tubular structures similar to the seminiferous tubules found in the testis, and secreting the typical Sertoli cell factors.
Neonatal hypothyroidism causes delayed Sertoli cell maturation in rats treated with propylthiouracil: evidence that the Sertoli cell controls testis growth.
Evidence that androgens and oestrogens, as well as follicle-stimulating hormone, can alter Sertoli cell number in the neonatal rat.
When SMAD3 is absent, Sertoli cells take longer to respond to testosterone.
Sertoli cells observed in some of the tubules were vacuolated preformed spermatids.
It is verified that the AAS did not significantly alter the numbers of the cell types evaluated; significant differences were not found either between the treated groups (STr and TTr) and the controls (SCo and TCo) as for the number of type-A spermatogonia and the number of Sertoli cells nucleoli.
Like the Sertoli cells of the testis, these cells are thought to provide support to the gametogenic cell.
Air-dried slides were stained with the May-Grunwald-Giemsa stain (BDH, Merck Limited, Mumbai, India) and reported as normal spermatogenesis, hypospermatogenesis, maturation arrest or only Sertoli cells seen (19).