end cell


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end cell

[′end ‚sel]
(electricity)
One of a group of cells in series with a storage battery, which can be switched in to maintain the output voltage of the battery when it is not being charged.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Remark 1: The key difference between the thermal response of the end cells and mid-cells, as considered in this paper is that in the case of end cells only one side of the cell is exposed to cooling flow in contrast to the mid cells where both sides of the pouch cell is cooled by the flow
The transmissible venereal tumor of the dog; studies indicating that the tumor cells are mature end cells of reticuloendothelial origin.
The conidia differ from Drechslera by having a central cell, that is, darker than the end cells, a thinner cell wall, narrower septations between the cells, and a distinct curve.
End cells rounded, sometimes capitates or with narrow calyptras.