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.
'Jail is not new to us, we have faced dark cells before and can do the same again for the people of this country, he added.
And in these tiny, dark cells, the men must have mused on their fate on moonless nights.
It also revealed problems at police stations, including cramped and dark cells, issues with strip searches of transgender people and a need for investment in improving the police estate.
Keeping the criminals in dark cells of prisons even in very old times was meant to disturb their biological clocks.
The closer a module is to the negative pole, the greater is the number of dark cells in a PID-affected module.
Pituicytes, which were specialized glocytes of the posterior pituitary, had five ultrastructural variants: major cells, dark cells, granular cells, ependymal cells, and oncocytic cells.[sup][4] Among the five ultrastructural variants, granular pituicytes were observed in neurohypophysis at a high incidence and had similar histological features to GCT.[sup][5] In addition, thyroid transcription factor-1 (TTF-1) expression in nontumorous pituicytes, pituicytoma, and GCT of neurohypophysis indicated a common pituicyte lineage.[sup][5] Therefore, GCT of neurohypophysis was identified to arise from granular pituicytes.
"It inflicts pain solely on those who participate and on their loved ones, in the hopes that their empty stomachs and their sacrifice will help the message resonate beyond the confines of their dark cells."
Light and dark type of chief cells were described in previous works, [7,10,12] Munger and Roth [10] described that the human chief cells differ according to the level of their activity as inactive light cells and active dark cells. In the present study, light and dark types of chief cells were observed in all age groups.