NK cell
noun Date: 1979 natural killer cell

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Клетка-Киллер Естественная (Natural Killer Cell, Nk Cell) — клетка, являющаяся разновидностью Т лимфоцита, которая способна уничтожать чужеродные клетки, в том числе и злокачественные. В крови больных злокачественными опухолями обычно присутствует несколько видов таких клеток. Источник: Медицинский… …   Медицинские термины

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  • Cell-mediated immunity — is an immune response that does not involve antibodies or complement but rather involves the activation of macrophages, natural killer cells (NK), antigen specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes, and the release of various cytokines in response to an… …   Wikipedia

  • Cell — The basic structural and functional unit in people and all living things. Each cell is a small container of chemicals and water wrapped in a membrane. Each cell in the human body there are 100 trillion cells in each of us contains the entire… …   Medical dictionary

  • NK cells — natural killer cells; cells capable of mediating cytotoxic reactions without prior sensitization against the target. NK cells are small lymphocytes without B or T cell surface markers that originate in the bone marrow and develop fully in the… …   Medical dictionary

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