Definition of Hela

1. Noun. (Norse mythology) goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld.

Exact synonyms: Hel
Category relationships: Norse Mythology
Generic synonyms: Norse Deity



Medical Definition of Hela

1. Referring to cells of the first continuously cultured (human cervical) carcinoma strain. An established line of human epithelial cells derived from a cervical caracinoma (from a black American woman called Henrietta Lacks). In fact the cellular biomass now considerably exceeds that of Henrietta herself ! These cells are used for virus cultivation and antitumour drug screening assays. Origin: Henrietta Lacks (d. 1951). (21 Jun 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hela

HazMat
Hazara
Hazardia
Hazardia cana
Hazel
Hazlitt
Hazoped
Hazoping
Hazops
Hb
HbCO
HbChesapeake
HbO2
Hb S
Hcy
HeLa
He dating
He datings
Head's areas
Head's lines
Head's zones
Head Start
Heaf test
Healand
Healend
Heaney
Heard Island and McDonald Islands

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