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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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Effect of sodium butyrate and zinc bacitracin on differentiated goblet cells count in small intestine of broilers on d-21 Intestinal Goblet Treatments segments cell mucin SB-1 SB-0.
The mucus and mucins of the goblet cells and enterocytes provide the first defense line of the gastrointestinal tract and interact with the immune system.
In current study, histopathological evaluation revealed that goblet cell hyperplasia and inflammatory cell infiltration were significantly elevated in diseased group.
It supports the overlying tear fluid and helps maintain a moist ocular surface and is secreted by corneal and conjunctival goblet cells.
Among the appendiceal adenocarcinomas with goblet cell features, this study shows that this group does not have KRAS mutations, in agreement with previous findings (11).
In the present study, we show that gestational but not early postnatal exposure of mice to secondhand cigarette smoke (SS) suppresses alveolarization, angiogenesis, and development of Clara and goblet cells without significant lung inflammation and that the SS-induced effects on alveolar architecture are irreversible.
The goblet cell counts for the mid intestine were discounted as a result of the lack of goblet cells present in this section of tissue.
The surface layer is composed of ciliated epithelial cells and mucus-secreting goblet cells.
Goblet cells were slightly reduced in number but still deeply stained with PAS.
The discovery that aldose reductase regulates mucus production and goblet cell metaplasia makes inhibition of this enzyme an attractive therapeutic option to reduce mucus-related airway obstructive diseases - and for the first time gives us a real chance to alter the course of the underlying disease in asthma and COPD," said UTMB Health biochemistry and molecular biology professor Satish Srivastava, senior author of the paper.
The animals on 0 ppm genistein experienced a drastic reduction in tear volume and goblet cell density.