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any small compartment

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a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction

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small room in which a monk or nun lives

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If a significant injury is introduced in cell cultures or in animal models, more chief cells become stem cells, making it possible to fix the damage.
The strong cytoplasmic staining of PTH in chief cells is readily identifiable.
The normal paraganglia consists of nests of chief cells (type1) and sustentacular cells (type 2).
26,28) These are composed of chief cells and sustentacular cells in a nesting or zellballen pattern.
Histologically, these tumors appear highly vascular and are composed of clusters (Zellballen, which is German for "cell balls") of chief cells supported by sustentacular cells and small blood vessels.
Immunohistochemistry confirmed the presence of 2 cell populations: the chief cells stained with neuron-specific enolase and chromogranin, whereas the sustentacular cells stained with S100 protein.
Histopathologic examination revealed that parts of the tumor contained a lobulated architecture composed of sheets, cords, and follicles of chief cells, oxyphil cells, and clear cells; these findings were consistent with an adenoma.