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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
- thematic context Cell
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and animals varies
to species; it has been estimated
that the human
body contains around
37 trillion (3.72×1013) cells
- size from single cells
to organisms weighing
many tons Prokaryotes
(small cylindrical cells
, bacteria, on left) and a single-celled
organisms, stem cells
or partially differentiated cells
that can differentiate
into various types
- anthropomorphic cells
each do their
job to keep the body healthy. The series largely focuses
on two such cells
; a rookie
red blood cell
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- creatures. Dead Cells features
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life of an ordinary office worker
the eyes of the cells
in her head...
to how cells
function, ultimately giving insight
into understanding larger
and how cells
work is fundamental...
such as nutrients
to the cells
, and transports metabolic waste products
away from those
in the circulatory system
- of a T-cell receptor
(TCR) on their cell
surface. T cells
are born from hematopoietic
in the bone marrow. Developing
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