T4 cell
noun Etymology: T cell + CD4 Date: 1983 any of the T cells (as a helper T cell) that display the CD4 molecule on their surface and become severely depleted in AIDS — called also T4 lymphocyte

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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