Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A type of cell in the innermost layer of the epidermis or other epithelial tissue.
- ‘Basal cell carcinoma is a tumor arising from the basal cell layer of the epidermis.’
- ‘The basal cell layer is attached to the basement membrane by specialized cell junctions that include both hemi-desmosomes and focal contacts.’
- ‘There is another layer of cells between the basal cells and the keratin-rich epidermis known as spiny cells.’
- ‘At week 9, patchy staining was observed with a few clusters of cells within the basal cell layer.’
- ‘I have had two squamous cells and one basal cell cancer.’
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.