B lymphocyte

B lymphocyte
noun Date: 1971 B cell

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • B lymphocyte — n. B CELL …   English World dictionary

  • B lymphocyte — Immun. See B cell. Also, B lymphocyte. [1970 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • B lymphocyte — or B lymphocyte n. imv B cell 1) • Etymology: 1970–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • B lymphocyte — B lym·pho·cyte bē lim(p) fə .sīt n B CELL …   Medical dictionary

  • B-lymphocyte — noun Physiology a lymphocyte of a type not processed by the thymus gland, responsible for producing antibodies. Compare with T lymphocyte. Origin B for bursa, referring to the organ in birds where it was first identified …   English new terms dictionary

  • B lymphocyte — noun a lymphocyte derived from bone marrow that provides humoral immunity; it recognizes free antigen molecules in solution and matures into plasma cells that secrete immunoglobulin (antibodies) that inactivate the antigens • Syn: ↑B cell •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • B-lymphocyte — See lymphocyte …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • B-lymphocyte — n. see lymphocyte …   Medical dictionary

  • B-lymphocyte — n.; see lymphocyte …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • B lymphocyte — A white blood cell that comes from bone marrow. As part of the immune system, B lymphocytes make antibodies and help fight infections. Also called B cell …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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