T lymphocytes

  • T cells
German: T-Lymphozyten
Japanese: Tリンパ球

Haematology, immunology. A class of lymphocytes, derived from the thymus. Involved primarily in controlling cell-mediated immune reactions and in the control of B-cell development, aiding B lymphocytes in making antibodies, and helping in the recognition and rejection of foreign tissues. There are different types of T cells: helper T-lymphocytes and cytotoxic T-lymphocytes.

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