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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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Striated muscles serve a variety of roles, including contracting to provide power for movements, acting isometrically as a strut or spring to stabilize joints and transmit force, and producing force while being lengthened to decelerate appendages and bodies or damp movements (reviewed in Dickinson et al.
1963) Electron microscope studies on the structure of natural and synthetic filaments from striated muscle.
Recent work in striated muscle by Ward and coworkers and others has implicated nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate oxidase 2 (NADPH oxidase; NOX) as the major source of superoxide ROS during repetitive contraction [24, 25].
It is commonly assumed that if striated muscles are activated, they are publically observed, and hence may be subsumed entire under an operant analysis.
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.
One can infer that the removal of the main cell function, the contraction, in the case of the skeletal striated muscle, triggers the chain reactions that culminate in apoptosis.
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.
Deciphering the mysteries of myoglobin in striated muscle.
The host was determined to be striated muscle tissue of the myocardium (heart).