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CELL. A small room in a prison. See Dungeon.

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It undergoes constant renewal, like other tissue components, and is taken up by scavenger cells and other cells in the neighborhood.
It could be interplay of weakened mucous membranes and scavenger cells that induce ideal conditions for pneumonia bacteria to create a deadly lung infection.
ND-YAG LASER: This laser targets the pigment in these brown spots and encourages so-called scavenger cells - those which eradicate toxins - to rise to the surface and break it down.
Plaques begin with a buildup of greasy lipid molecules such as cholesterol, and this accumulation attracts scavenger cells from the immune system called macrophages.
The tailings from both column cells discharge into a box which distributes the pulp to two lines of scavenger cells.
Hajjar's studies suggest that once inside the artery wall, the monocytes turn into scavenger cells that gobble up cholesterol and other fats.
Each of the two circuits has five rougher, two cleaner and four scavenger cells.