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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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Sphenoethmoidal/Onodi cells represent contiguous extension of the posterior ethmoid air cells laterally and superiorly to the sphenoid sinus, and are closely associated with the optic nerve.
Supraorbital ethmoidal cells: The ethmoid air cells can extend supraorbitally and is said to be present in 15% to 21% according to Bhatt NJ.
The intra and extramural pneumatisation of the ethmoid air cells was seen in 70% of the cases, with the Agger nasi cells being most common type.
Although ethmochoanal polyps have also been described, there is controversy as to whether they are different from the common nasal polyps that originate in the ethmoid air cells.
Anatomically, areas of maxillary contact are most likely to occur in the mucosa lined channels of middle meatus and the ethmoid air cells system, in patients with chronic and recurring sinus infections.
Contrast-enhanced CT showed an enhancing soft-tissue mass in the region of the posterior ethmoid air cells with evidence of intraorbital extension.