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Search Results for: cytotoxic t cell

Cytotoxic T cell

Definition noun, plural: cytotoxic T cells A T cell responsible for inducing death to target cells (e.g. infected somatic... Read More

Immune response

Immune Response Definition An immune response is defined as the reaction of the body in response to the presence of a... Read More

T-helper cell

Definition noun, plural: T-helper cells A type of T lymphocyte that assists by activating antigen-presenting leukocytes,... Read More

Natural killer T cell

Definition noun, plural: natural killer T cells A T cell capable of destroying infected cells and infective particles upon... Read More

T lymphocyte

Definition noun, plural: T lymphocytes A type of lymphocyte produced in the bone marrow responsible for the production of... Read More

Antigen

Antigen Definition What is an antigen? A simple definition is that an antigen refers to any substance that triggers an... Read More

Cancer

Cancer definition In biology, cancer is defined as the malignant growth due to uncontrolled cell division. It is now used... Read More

Mexican hat cell

Mexican hat cell --> target cell An erythrocyte in target cell anaemia, with a dark centre surrounded by a light band... Read More

Target cell

target cell An erythrocyte in target cell anaemia, with a dark centre surrounded by a light band that again is encircled by... Read More

Target cells

target cell An erythrocyte in target cell anaemia, with a dark centre surrounded by a light band that again is encircled by... Read More

Lymphocyte

Definition noun, plural: lymphocytes The white blood cell of the blood derived from the stem cells of the lymphoid series of... Read More

Demecolcine

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A cytotoxic alkaloid isolated from Colchicum autumnale, and is used as an antineoplast... Read More

Streptolysin O

Definition noun An oxygen-labile, immunogenic hemolysin produced by or derived from some strains of... Read More

Streptolysin S

Definition noun A nonantigenic, oxygen-stable β-hemolytic enzyme produced by some bacteria, especially... Read More