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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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Lozorthes Y, Bes JC, Sagen J, Tafani M et al, "Transplantation of Human Chromaffin Cells for Control of Intractable Cancer Pain", Acta Neurochir.
Therefore SCG10 serves as a molecular marker of chromaffin cell plasticity, in which non-process bearing adrenal chromaffin cells can be reversibly converted into adrenergic neurons |13~.
One-year chromaffin cell allograft survival in cancer patients with chronic pain: Morphological and functional evidence.
Such measurements not only avoid the quality assurance problems associated with measurements of deconjugated metanephrines, but also offer theoretical advantages related to measurements of free metabolites formed within chromaffin cells and their tumor derivatives (18,23).
Below of the reticular zone, centrally in the organ, the medullar region comprising large chromaffin cells and numerous blood vessels was found (Figure 4).
There are probably other neurohumoral agents secreted by the tumor chromaffin cells, such as neuropeptide Y, that can act synergistically with the catecholamines and worsen the myocardial injury and the patient's progress.
PCCs are rare catecholamine-producing tumours thought to arise from chromaffin cells in the adrenal medulla.
Rapid sprouting of filopodia in nerve terminals of chromaffin cells, PC12 cells, and dorsal root neurons induced by electrical stimulation.
The PCI 2 cell line is derived from an induced pheochromocytoma and, when grown in a serum-supplemented medium, PCI 2 cells exhibit many features of their normal counterparts, adrenal chromaffin cells (Greene and Tischler 1976).
2+] signalling during nerve growth factor-induced neuronal differentiation of rat adrenal chromaffin cells.