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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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In any stage, the nurse cells present large nuclear masses of thread-like eletrondense material disperse in the nucleoplasm and attached to the nuclear envelope (Figure 3c); as these masses increase in size and number, the nuclei becomes irregular.
Thus, all the RNA and RNP present in the oocyte that will used at the beginning of embryogenesis would be produced in the nurse cells which are clones of the oocyte.
The development of a mechanism by which the sponge nurse cells collect and choose the endosymbiotic bacteria, cyanobacteria, and yeasts to be vertically transmitted to the next sponge generation is evidence of the mutualistic character of this relationship.
One of these interstitial cells forms an oocyte that increases in mass by engulfing or fusing with large numbers of the remaining interstitial cells, referred to as nurse cells.

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