- n. Plural form of cell.
“It is covered with a layer of epithelial cells, some of which have small, hair-like projections and are known as the _hair cells_.”
“The air passages are _kept clean_ by cells especially adapted to this purpose, known as the _ciliated epithelial cells_.”
“The cells supply the basis for the body organization and, properly speaking, the body is _an organization of cells_ (5) (Recall the definition of an organization, page 10.)”
“In the further history of the egg the smaller cells, called _polar cells_, take no part, since they soon disappear and have nothing to do with the animal which is to result from the further division of the egg.”
“B, cells of a fusiform or spindle shape found in the loose tissue under the skin and in other parts (called _connective-tissue cells_);”
“The red marrow consists of a small quantity of connective tissue, bloodvessels, and numerous cells (Fig. 72), some few of which are fat cells, but the great majority are roundish nucleated cells, the true marrow cells of Kölliker.”
“Secondary cells, commonly called _storage cells_ and _accumulators_, consist always of two inert plates of metal, or metallic oxide, immersed in an electrolyte which is incapable of acting on either of them until a current has first been passed through the electrolyte from one plate to the other.”
“All the forms of cells so far considered may be quite properly termed _wet cells_ because of the fact that a free liquid electrolyte is used.”
“Since the cells which are adapted to give constant current are commonly used in connection with circuits that are continuously closed, they are called _closed-circuit cells_.”
“Your healthcare provider can use a cotton swab to collect fluid and skin cells from the herpes blister or sore, and then send them to a lab to look for evidence of the herpes virus.”
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