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Definition of Cells
cellPriory Pri"o*ry, n.; pl. Priories. [Cf. LL. prioria. See
A religious house presided over by a prior or prioress; --
sometimes an offshoot of, an subordinate to, an abbey, and
called also cell, and obedience. See Cell, 2.
Note: Of such houses there were two sorts: one where the
prior was chosen by the inmates, and governed as
independently as an abbot in an abbey; the other where
the priory was subordinate to an abbey, and the prior
was placed or displaced at the will of the abbot.
Alien priory, a small religious house dependent on a large
monastery in some other country.
Syn: See Cloister. CellCell Cell, n. [OF. celle, fr. L. cella; akin to celare to
hide, and E. hell, helm, conceal. Cf. Hall.]
1. A very small and close apartment, as in a prison or in a
monastery or convent; the hut of a hermit.
The heroic confessor in his cell. --Macaulay.
2. A small religious house attached to a monastery or
convent. ``Cells or dependent priories.' --Milman.
3. Any small cavity, or hollow place.
(a) The space between the ribs of a vaulted roof.
(b) Same as Cella.
5. (Elec.) A jar of vessel, or a division of a compound
vessel, for holding the exciting fluid of a battery.
6. (Biol.) One of the minute elementary structures, of which
the greater part of the various tissues and organs of
animals and plants are composed.
Note: All cells have their origin in the primary cell from
which the organism was developed. In the lowest animal
and vegetable forms, one single cell constitutes the
complete individual, such being called unicelluter
orgamisms. A typical cell is composed of a semifluid
mass of protoplasm, more or less granular, generally
containing in its center a nucleus which in turn
frequently contains one or more nucleoli, the whole
being surrounded by a thin membrane, the cell wall. In
some cells, as in those of blood, in the am[oe]ba, and
in embryonic cells (both vegetable and animal), there
is no restricting cell wall, while in some of the
unicelluliar organisms the nucleus is wholly wanting.
See Illust. of Bipolar.
Air cell. See Air cell.
Cell development (called also cell genesis, cell
formation, and cytogenesis), the multiplication, of
cells by a process of reproduction under the following
common forms; segmentation or fission, gemmation or
budding, karyokinesis, and endogenous multiplication. See
Segmentation, Gemmation, etc.
Cell theory. (Biol.) See Cellular theory, under
Cellular. CellCell Cell (s[e^]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Celled (s[e^]ld).]
To place or inclose in a cell. ``Celled under ground.' [R.]
Meaning of Cells from wikipedia
- unit of life. Cells
are often called
the "building blocks
of life". The study
is called cell biology
biology. Cells consist
- Eukaryotic cells
also contain other
such as mitochondria
and the Golgi
apparatus, and in addition, some cells
- cells, dye sensitized solar cells
, perovskite solar cells
dot solar cells
etc. The illuminated
side of a solar cell generally
has a transparent...
- Natural killer cells
, or NK cells
, are a type of cytotoxic lymphocyte critical
to the innate immune
system. The role NK cells
play is analogous
- of two or more cells
deep as stratified
or cuboidal. In some tissues, a layer
of columnar cells
- Red blood cells
, also known
as RBCs, red cells
, red blood
corpuscles, haematids, erythroid cells
(from Gr**** erythros
for "red" and kytos...
- bursa-derived cells
) are the major cellular components
of the adaptive immune
response. T cells
-mediated immunity, whereas
- White blood cells
(also called leukocytes
as WBCs) are the cells
of the immune system
that are involved
- a neurone
(British spelling) or nerve cell
, is an electrically excitable cell
with other cells
via specialized connections called
at Work! (はたらく細胞, Hataraku
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