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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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Interface shear stress was significantly different for all materials of construction, except air cell and elastic/VE foam at 10 and 15 mm, and increased significantly with increased displacement.
The air cell is formed when the outer shell membrane separates from the inner shell membrane.
Zygomatic air cell defect should certainly be considered as an additional radiological finding rather than a pathology requiring treatment or being connected to any form of TMJ disorder (OA, DD) (29,30).
The prevalence, radiographic appearance, and characteristics of zygomatic air cell defects (ZACDs) in symptomatic temporomandibular joint disorder patients in North Indian population.
Two possible reasons for ZACD's being seen less often are: 1) The number of ZACD may be small as there is a wide variability in the extent of accessory air cell of temporal bone and 2) In panoramic radiograph, radiographic visualization of ZACD is more difficult because there are superimposition of adjacent anatomic structures.
We were once organized along functional lines, by which I mean you had an air cell, a maritime cell, and a surface cell.
SUMMARY: The exact mechanism of the pneumatization of the mastoid air cell system and the factors influencing the pneumatization are poorly understood.
In bakery products, it provides water and air cell control to improve dough texture, filling stability and shelf life.
The tests used in this experiment included finding the amount of calcium carbonate in the egg shell, the air cell size, and the percentage of protein in each type of egg.
In addition to featuring air cell cores that target individual comfort levels, the smart bed's computerized monitoring system measures and adjusts pressure levels.