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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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Pluripotent cells can become any cell type except for totipotent cells and mulipotent cells are further specialized.
OAR proceeds by "switching on" a gene or genes in the somatic donor cell nucleus that are expressed in pluripotent cells, but are "off" in totipotent cells.
In contrast, harvesting stem cells, or any other research activity that would imply the destruction of the embryo or any totipotent cell, was prohibited by the EschG.
Opponents of embryonic stem cell research are also not likely to be satisfied with the proposal of live embryo biopsy, since each human blastomere is a totipotent cell with the potential to develop into a complete human being.
Each totipotent cell is capable of developing into a complete organism.