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satellite cell[′sad·əl‚īt ‚sel]
One of the neurilemmal cells surrounding nerve cells in the peripheral nervous system.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
in plants, a parenchymal cell that is adjacent to the sieve tubes of the phloem and is related to them both ontogenetically and physiologically.
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