Anatomy, Zoology, Botany. a cavity or receptacle containing air.
Electricity. a cell in which the positive electrode is depolarized by the oxygen in the air.
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Origin of air cell
First recorded in 1780–90
Words nearby air cell
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Medical definitions for air cell
A terminal dilation of the bronchiole where gas exchange is thought to occur.
Spaces that contain air in the bones of the skull.
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