innocent bystander

innocent bystander
a tissue cell that is lysed because it is in close proximity to the actual target of lysis, rather than itself being a target.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • bystander — I noun apprizer, attestant, attester, audience, beholder, corroborator, earwitness, enlightener, eye witness, indicator, informant, informer, insider, listener, looker, looker on, monitor, observer, one who bears witness, onlooker, passer by,… …   Law dictionary

  • bystander — UK [ˈbaɪˌstændə(r)] / US [ˈbaɪˌstændər] noun [countable] Word forms bystander : singular bystander plural bystanders someone who is in a particular place by chance when an accident or an unusual event happens but who is not directly connected… …   English dictionary

  • innocent — 1. Not apparently harmful. 2. Free from legal or moral wrong. [L. innocens ( ent ), fr. in, neg., + noceo, to injure] * * * in·no·cent in ə sənt adj lacking capacity to injure: BENIGN <an innocent tumor> <innocent heart murmurs> * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • bystander — n. an innocent bystander * * * [ baɪˌstændə] an innocent bystander …   Combinatory dictionary

  • bystander — by|stand|er [ baı,stændər ] noun count someone who is in a particular place by chance when an accident or an unusual event happens but who is not directly connected with it: innocent bystander: Three innocent bystanders were wounded in the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bystander — noun (C) someone who watches what is happening without taking part; onlooker: innocent bystander: Several innocent bystanders were killed by the blast …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • innocent — adjective 1》 not guilty of a crime or offence.     ↘not responsible or directly involved: an innocent bystander. 2》 free from moral wrong; not corrupted. 3》 not intended to cause offence; harmless. 4》 (innocent of) without experience or knowledge …   English new terms dictionary

  • bystander — [[t]ba͟ɪstændə(r)[/t]] bystanders N COUNT A bystander is a person who is present when something happens and who sees it but does not take part in it. It looks like an innocent bystander was killed instead of you …   English dictionary

  • bystander — by|stand|er [ˈbaıˌstændə US ər] n someone who watches what is happening without taking part = ↑onlooker ▪ Several innocent bystanders were killed by the blast …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Ian Bone (author) — Ian Bone is an Australian Writer.LifeIan Bone has authored over twenty five books, which have been commended and shortlisted in numerous awards, including the NSW Premier s Award, the Ned Kelly Awards for crime fiction (twice) and the Family… …   Wikipedia

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