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
Head's areas
Head's lines
Head's zones
Head Start
Heaf test
Healand
Healend
Health Care Financing Administration
Heaney
Heaney's operation
Heard Island and McDonald Islands

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