What is cell?

  • (noun): A room where a prisoner is kept.
    Synonyms: jail cell, prison cell
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on cell, cells:

Index Of Biology Articles - H
... Hardy-Weinberg principle - heart - Hela cell - helper T cell - Hepadnaviridae - hepatitis B - herbivore - heredity - hereditary disease - hermaphrodite ...
Pantothenic Acid - Uses - Wound Healing
... Wiemann and Hermann found cell cultures with a concentration of 100 μg/mL calcium D-pantothenate increased migration, and the fibers ran ... Cell proliferation or cell multiplication was found to increase with pantothenic acid supplementation ...
... Interphase is the phase of the cell cycle in which the cell spends the majority of its time and performs the majority of its purposes including preparation for cell division ... In preparation for cell division, it increases its size and makes a copy of its DNA, which is made during the S phase ... Interphase is also considered to be the 'living' phase of the cell, in which the cell obtains nutrients, grows, reads its DNA, and conducts other "normal" cell functions ...
Classification - Working Formulation and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
... with some further subdivisions based on the size and shape of affected cells ... histological classification included no information about cell surface markers, or genetics, and it made no distinction between T-cell lymphomas or B-cell ...
Cell - Society and Religion
... Prison cell, a room used to hold people in prisons Cell, a unit of a clandestine cell system, a penetration-resistant form of a secret or outlawed organization Cell, a group of people in a cell group, a form of ...

More definitions of "cell":

  • (noun): A device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction.
    Synonyms: electric cell
  • (noun): (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; cells may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals.
  • (noun): Any small compartment.
    Example: "The cells of a honeycomb"
  • (noun): Small room is which a monk or nun lives.
    Synonyms: cubicle
  • (noun): A small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement.
    Synonyms: cadre

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