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air cell

[′er ‚sel]
(electronics)
A cell in which depolarization at the positive electrode is accomplished chemically by reduction of the oxygen in the air.
(mechanical engineering)
A small auxiliary combustion chamber used to promote turbulence and improve combustion in certain types of diesel engines.
(zoology)
A cavity or receptacle for air such as an alveolus, an air sac in birds, or a dilation of the trachea in insects.
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if air cells are present above the SSC or if the SSC dome is not the highest point on the temporal bone), superficial drilling is commenced posteriorly.
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Radiologic studies showed haziness and distortion of the trabecula in the left mastoid air cell, and minimal fibrocalcific pulmonary tuberculosis in both upper lungs.
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