lymphocyte

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lympho- +‎ -cyte

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lymphocyte (plural lymphocytes)

  1. (cytology, immunology) A type of white blood cell or leukocyte that is divided into two principal groups and a null group; B-lymphocytes, which produce antibodies in the humoral immune response, T-lymphocytes, which participate in the cell-mediated immune response and the null group, which contains natural killer cells, cytotoxic cells that participate in the innate immune response.

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lymphocyte m (plural lymphocytes)

  1. (cytology) lymphocyte

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