APUD cell (ā’pəd)
A cell capable of amine precursor uptake and decarboxylation and of synthesizing and secreting polypeptide hormones.
a department in SE Italy. 7442 sq. mi. (19,275 sq. km). Capital: Bari. Historical Examples Petrarca and king Louis of Hungary (then on his way back from Apulia) were among the visitors. Pagan and Christian Rome Rodolfo Lanciani He accordingly decided now to leave his camp in earnest, and move into Apulia. Hannibal Jacob Abbott […]
a river flowing E from W Venezuela to the Orinoco. about 500 miles (805 km) long. Historical Examples But Bolivar had no boats, and the Apure at this point was wide and deep. Up the Orinoco and down the Magdalena H. J. Mozans Its famous rapids of the Apure and Maypure were visited by Humboldt. […]
a river flowing NW from S Peru to the Ucayali River. about 550 miles (885 km) long. Historical Examples This river flows eastward and joins the apurimac, forming the Rio Tambo. Journeys and Experiences in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile Henry Stephens Some, like the apurimac and the Maraon, extend well into the interior of the […]
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