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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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However, accumulation of high levels of cholesteryl ester may lead to the formation of foam cells and, later, to atherogenesis.
On the basis of post hoc Duncan test, it has been found that there is a difference in foam cell number between normal diet group for 8 weeks and normal diet group for 16 weeks.
14) These foam cells then die, creating debris that fill the inflamed tissue and perpetuate even more inflammation.
In aorta of animals of group B, H and E stained slides displayed that in addition to intracellular lipid accumulation in foam cells present mostly in intima, pools of extra cellular lipids were also visible in deeper layers.
They are characterized by the accumulation of foam cells in the internal elastic membrane, while the endothelial surface is intact.
These results suggest a critical role of TREM-1 in foam cell formation and the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and may aid in the design and development of new strategies to combat atherosclerosis.
The macrophages get clogged with cholesterol and become what scientists call foam cells, which are one of the earliest markers of atherosclerosis.
Macrophage foam cells are a source of mediators, including other cytokines and effector molecules, such as hypochlorus acid, superoxide anion, and matrix metalloproteinases.
Macrophages play a key role in atherogenesis by releasing proinflammatory cytokines and forming foam cells in subendothelial lesions.
In regard of the foam cell nucleation density, the most dominant factor was the injection volume, as shown in Fig.
This material forms a uniform foam cell size where at least 90% of the foam cells are 50 micrometers or less.