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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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Human natural killer cell deficiencies and susceptibility to infection.
In normal physiology, natural killer cells defend against viral infections and eliminate neoplastic cells.
When the intra-individual differences between the data of treatment period II and treatment of period I (both adjusted to the baseline data; 14) were calculated after 1 week of treatment significant differences were found for the number of CD8+-T-lymphocytes and natural killer cells which again corresponded either to a decrease caused by verum treatment or an increase caused by placebo.
Developmental Origins of Thymus-Derived Natural Killer Cells
AHCC, is an immune booster extracted from mushrooms which increased Natural Killer Cell levels, 200 to 300 percent, in published studies.
Liebeskind's research team first demonstrated in 1986 that morphine acts on the brain to suppress natural killer cell activity, but that report did not pinpoint the site of action.
Preoperative natural killer cell activity as a prognostic factor for distant metastasis following surgery for colon cancer.
Chronic resistance exercise training improves natural killer cell activity in older women.
Depressed controls were found to have significantly fewer circulating natural killer cells and higher levels of inflammatory mediators such as interleukin-6, interleukin-1[beta], and C-reactive protein than nondepressed patients at both 2 weeks and 6 months after discharge.
Natural killer cell activity in patients with Graves' disease and Hashimoto's thyroiditis.
Also, no significant differences were seen between groups in functional immune measures, including natural killer cell cytotoxicity and T-cell proliferation.

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