suppressor cell
noun see suppressor T cell

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • suppressor cell — noun see suppressor t cell …   Useful english dictionary

  • T suppressor cell — n suppressor t cell …   Medical dictionary

  • T suppressor cell — Immunol. See suppressor T cell. * * * …   Universalium

  • T suppressor cell — n. imu suppressor T cell …   From formal English to slang

  • T suppressor cell — Immunol. See suppressor T cell …   Useful english dictionary

  • T-suppressor cell — Set of T cells (usually CD8+) specifically involved in suppressing B cell differentiation into antibody secreting cells. There may also be T suppressors of T cell functions. Still controversial …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • T-suppressor cell — A type of immune cells, also called T8 cells, these cells close down the immune response after it has destroyed invading organisms. T8 cells are sensitive to high concentrations of circulating lymphokine hormones and release their own lymphokines …   Medical dictionary

  • suppressor T cell — n a T cell that suppresses the immune response of B cells and other T cells to an antigen resulting in tolerance for the antigen by the organism containing the T cell called also suppressor cell, suppressor lymphocyte, suppressor T lymphocyte, T… …   Medical dictionary

  • suppressor T-cell — suppressor cell or suppressor T cell noun A lymphocyte capable of suppressing antibody production • • • Main Entry: ↑suppress …   Useful english dictionary

  • suppressor t cell — noun or suppressor cell Usage: usually capitalized T : a T cell that suppresses the response of B cells and other T cells to an antigen resulting in tolerance for the antigen by the organism containing the T cell compare helper t cell herein… …   Useful english dictionary

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