dark cells

dark cells

cells in eccrine sweat glands having many ribosomes and mucoid secretory granules.

dark cells

(dahrk selz)
Inner ear pigmented cells that secrete endolymph.
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Then came the Frost-Spirits, and beneath their cold wings the flowers died, while the Spirits bore Violet to a low, dark cell, saying as they left her, that their King was angry that she had dared to stay when he had bid her go.
Soon they came hastening back, and prayed him to come and see how lovely the dark cell had grown.
And while the Elves wept, he told them how patiently she had toiled, how her fadeless love had made the dark cell bright and beautiful.
Endowed with an iron frame and a stout heart, how would he have disappointed his enemies if they could only have seen, in the dark cell of the Buytenhof, his pale face lit up by the smile of the martyr, who forgets the dross of this earth after having obtained a glimpse of the bright glory of heaven.
In the film, an embalmed rhinoceros is shuttled around the interior courtyard while patients act out fictional scenarios within their cramped, dark cells.
He is "languishing in the dark cells of the Hamas government, subjected to harsh interrogation," the group said, adding that five other members were also being held by Hamas forces.
This was followed by more torture, this time with harsher methods, including the withholding of food, electric shocks, periods of time in dark cells, subjection to cold weather and others.
Psychological pressure, including the arrests of family members, threats of house demolitions and confinement in dark cells with the sound of people being tortured in the background.
The prisoners also preferred tents rather than the dark cells, he said.
The executive director Ulfat Kazmi of the world famous organization for human rights Global Foundation told that these 29 prisoners came back to Pakistan on 22 June, 29 June, and 27 December from three different flights, have been imprisoned in the dark cells of Adyala Central Jail where they are facing atrocities from the staff.
She chose Ghana because it "possessed more dungeons, prisons, and slave pens than any other country in West Africa--tight dark cells buried underground, barred cavernous cells, narrow cylindrical cells, dank cells, makeshift cells .
In the analysis of tumor cell suspension smears in euthyroid groups, most cells were clear, round, with abundant cytoplasm, eosinophilic and very vacuolated, with poorly defined edges; they had distinct and lobulated nuclei and, in a smaller number, dark cells (Figure 2A and B).