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Related to striated muscle: cardiac muscle, unstriated muscle

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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It is our belief that Orcell's cutting-edge technology and process is unique in regard to the fact that it allows for the safe and efficient directing of the patients own cells as into myogenic cells or striated muscle cells, thus eliminating the hazards associated with rejection and malignant tumors.
Abstract: The avian iris is mainly composed of striated muscle fibers, and the topical parasympatholytic drugs used in mammals to induce pupil dilation are ineffective in birds.
This striated muscle position hypothesis (McGuigan, 1993) holds that the critical controlling event for autonomic arousal is covert neuro-muscular activity, and that rapid striated muscular activity can "mediate and thereby control what has been called autonomic, cardiovascular, and electroencephalographic conditioning.
Mechanics and energetics of contraction in striated muscle of the sea scallop, Placopecten magellanicus.
For instance, in the ear of the 3D body, surgeons can 'isolate' stapes, the smallest bone in the human body, and even stapedius, the smallest striated muscle measuring about one millimeter and view them from all directions.
The muscle origins on the interosseous ligament were verified histologically, where striated muscle originated directly from the dense connective tissue of the interosseous ligament.
Continence is mainly controlled by the urethral sphincter complex which in turn is dependent on smooth and striated muscle tone and supportive structures.
Food restriction and aging: effects on composition and function of striated muscle.
The scientists focused on striated muscle - the type of muscle that controls skeletal movement and heart contractions.
Drosophila melanogaster is being used as a model organism with which to study myofibril assembly and growth of the sarcomere in striated muscle.