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This attempt to isolate cell constituents might have been a failure if they had been destroyed by the relative brutality of the technique employed. But this did not happen.
Albert Claude

Meaning of "cell" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CELL

From Medieval Latin cella monk's cell, from Latin: room, storeroom; related to Latin cēlāre to hide.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CELL

cell  [sɛl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CELL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cell is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CELL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of cell in the English dictionary

The first definition of cell in the dictionary is a small simple room, as in a prison, convent, monastery, or asylum; cubicle. Other definition of cell is any small compartment. Cell is also the basic structural and functional unit of living organisms. It consists of a nucleus, containing the genetic material, surrounded by the cytoplasm in which are mitochondria, lysosomes, ribosomes, and other organelles. All cells are bounded by a cell membrane; plant cells have an outer cell wall in addition.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CELL

celibatic
cell biology
cell culture
cell cycle
cell division
cell line
cell lineage
cell membrane
cell phone
cell wall
cell-like
cella
cellae
cellar
cellar dwellers
cellarage
cellarer
cellaret
cellarette
cellarman

WORDS THAT END LIKE CELL

all very well
as well
bell
Campbell
dell
fell
hell
just as well
mell
Mitchell
ring a bell
Russell
schnell
sell
shell
smell
spell
tell
the hell
well

Synonyms and antonyms of cell in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CELL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «cell» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of cell

Translation of «cell» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CELL

Find out the translation of cell to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cell from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cell» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

细胞
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

célula
570 millions of speakers

English

cell
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सेल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

خَلِيَّة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

клетка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

célula
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কোষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cellule
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sel
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Zelle
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

細胞
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

세포
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sel
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tế bào
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सेल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hücre
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cellula
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

komórka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

клітина
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

celulă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κύτταρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

cell
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

celle
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cell

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CELL»

The term «cell» is very widely used and occupies the 2.344 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CELL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «cell» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «cell» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cell

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10 QUOTES WITH «CELL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word cell.
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Sandy Adams
The federal and state governments should ban the use of taxpayer funds to support cloning and embryonic stem cell research.
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Michael Behe
In Darwin's time all of biology was a black box: not only the cell, or the eye, or digestion, or immunity, but every biological structure and function because, ultimately, no one could explain how biological processes occurred.
3
John Boehner
Stem cell research must be carried out in an ethical manner in a way that respects the sanctity of human life.
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Eli Broad
How absurd that our students tuck their cell phones, BlackBerrys, iPads, and iPods into their backpacks when they enter a classroom and pull out a tattered textbook.
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Richard Carmona
The average person doesn't understand what a stem cell is. There's a lack of health literacy in our nation. So the public can't really get into this dialogue because they don't understand the complexity of stem cells, not the faith-based approach, not the ideological or political, but the science behind stem cells.
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Russ Carnahan
We know that in 2001 it was believed 78 stem cell lines existed. But now we know there are only 22 that are viable, and they have been contaminated with mouse stem cells.
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Albert Claude
This attempt to isolate cell constituents might have been a failure if they had been destroyed by the relative brutality of the technique employed. But this did not happen.
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Kevin Connolly
I've always said, 'Besides Kiefer Sutherland, I talked on a cell phone more than any other actor on a TV show.'
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Erin Cummings
My cell phone bill and my cable gets cut off all the time. Not because I don't have the money, but because I just forget to pay my bills.
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Nathan Deal
Cord blood stem cell units have been shown to be a suitable alternative to adult bone marrow for the treatment of many diseases, including sickle cell anemia.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CELL»

Discover the use of cell in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cell and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cell
By Halloween, every major city from New York to Moscow stank to the empty heavens and the world as it had been was a memory.' The event became known as The Pulse. The virus was carried by every cell phone operating within the entire world.
Stephen King, 2007
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Molecular Biology of the Cell: Reference edition
Ideal for libraries, laboratories, and researchers, this Reference Edition provides the complete text of Chapters 1-25 in printed format.
Bruce Alberts, 2008
3
Cell
Is Al-Qa'eda about to attack London?
Colin Forbes, 2003
4
Medical Cell Biology
This Third Edition of Medical Cell Biology focuses on the scientific aspects of cell biology important to medical students, dental students, veterinary students, and prehealth undergraduates.
Steven R Goodman, 2007
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Essential Cell Biology, Fourth Edition
The text and figures are easy-to-follow, accurate, clear, and engaging for the introductory student.
Bruce Alberts, Dennis Bray, Karen Hopkin, 2013
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Cell Phones: Invisible Hazards in the Wireless Age
The author takes on the cell phone industry, questioning the health effects of this new technology, such as microwave radiation, and asking whether the manufacturers of cell phones have conducted enough safety testing of their products.
George Louis Carlo, Martin Schram, 2002
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Understanding Sickle Cell Disease
This book was written for all who are interested in this disease--those who have it, their families, the carriers of the sickle cell gene, teachers, and those who wish to update their information about it.
Miriam Bloom, 2010
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Cell Culture
Certain basic scientific facts are included, it is true, but the majority of the contents are based upon the clinical work.
P. R. Yadav, 2005
9
Fundamentals of the Stem Cell Debate: The Scientific, ...
This book encompasses the complexities without sacrificing the other main virtue of the collection: to definitively illuminate the debate for all.
Kristen R. Monroe, Ronald Baker Miller, Jerome S. Tobis, 2008
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Animal Cell Culture: Essential Methods
This is a comprehensive research guide that describes both the key new techniques and more established methods.
John M. Davis, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CELL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cell is used in the context of the following news items.
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Cristiano Ronaldo Finds Woman's Lost Cell Phone in Vegas, Treats …
But sadly, she lost her cell phone at some point during the magic festivities. And not only did some kind stranger find it and return it, but that ... «People Magazine, Jul 15»
2
RAFT™ 3D Cell Culture System
The RAFT™ System uses a patented absorber technology to create cell layers in high-density collagen that mimic the in vivo environment. «The Scientist, Jul 15»
3
Sculpting a cell's backside: New protein found to help cells move …
When Greek mythology and cell biology meet, you get the protein Callipygian, recently discovered and named by researchers at The Johns ... «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
4
Researchers discover strong break on cell division
The protein complex SWI/SNF that loosens tightly wrapped up DNA is also a strong inhibitor of cell division, at the time that cells take on ... «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
5
Stem cell donor found for Burlington teen but transplant cannot …
The Hillier family did not have much time to celebrate the happy news that a stem cell donor had been found for their 18-year-old daughter ... «InsideHalton.com, Jul 15»
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New energy cell can store up solar energy for release at night
A photoelectrochemical cell (PEC) is a special type of solar cell that gathers the Sun's energy and transforms it into either electricity or chemical ... «Gizmag, Jul 15»
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Lack of cell service on Highway 410 leaves drivers in danger
But as I discovered on my own visit last week, there's little to no cell phone service along large stretches. And as long-time local Wendy Scholl ... «MyNorthwest.com, Jul 15»
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A checkpoint enzyme for flawless cell division
The error-free distribution of genetic material during cell division is important for preventing the development of tumor cells. Prof. Erich Nigg's ... «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
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BioCardia Files for $50M IPO for Cell-Based Cardiovascular Therapies
BioCardia, a San Carlos, CA-based company expecting to enter its lead cell-based therapy for cardiovascular disease into a Phase 3 trial this ... «Xconomy, Jul 15»
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BMW Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Prototypes Now Testing, Production …
Now BMW has shown the first hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle prototypes from its partnership of several years with Toyota, which aspires to be the ... «Green Car Reports, Jul 15»

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