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cell

noun /sel/
a small room (especially in a prison or monastery)
celda
a prison cell.
(biology) a very small piece of the substance of which all living things are made; the smallest unit of living matter
célula
The human body is made up of cells.
(physics) (the part containing the electrodes in) an electrical battery
célula
an electric cell.
one of many small compartments making up a structure
celda
the cells of a honeycomb.
cellular /ˈseljulə/ adjective (biology) consisting of cells
celular
cellular tissue.
containing tiny hollow spaces
celular
Foam rubber is a cellular substance.
cellphone noun see cellular phone.
(Definition of cell from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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