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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

killer T cell(n.)

  1. a killer cell that destroys target cells only when specifically activated by helper T cells.

    Category: Immunology

    Ref: Compare natural killer cell.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. killer T cell, killer cell, cytotoxic T cell, CD8 T cell, CD8 cell(noun)

    T cell with CD8 receptor that recognizes antigens on the surface of a virus-infected cell and binds to the infected cell and kill it


  1. killer T cell(Noun)

    A cytotoxic T cell.


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