celitis ce·li·tis (sē-lī’tĭs)
Inflammation of the abdomen.
a small room, as in a convent or prison. any of various small compartments or bounded areas forming part of a whole. a small group acting as a unit within a larger organization: a local cell of the Communist party. Biology. a usually microscopic structure containing nuclear and cytoplasmic material enclosed by a semipermeable membrane […]
the branch of biology dealing with the study of cells, especially their formation, structure, components, and function.
the compact area of a nerve cell that constitutes the nucleus and surrounding cytoplasm, excluding the axons and dendrites. Historical Examples cell body n. The part of a neuron containing the nucleus but not incorporating the axon and dendrites. Also called soma. cell body The portion of a neuron that contains the nucleus but does […]
a unit of a prison consisting of a number of cells. Contemporary Examples Historical Examples