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b cell

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. B cell, 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

Wiktionary

  1. B cell(Noun)

    A lymphocyte, developed in the bursa of birds and the bone marrow of other animals, that produces antibodies and is responsible for the immune system.

  2. Origin: From bursa + cell.

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  1. B cell

    B cells belong to a group of white blood cells known as lymphocytes, making them a vital part of the immune system -- specifically the humoral immunity branch of the adaptive immune system. B cells can be distinguished from other lymphocytes, such as T cells and natural killer cells, by the presence of a protein on the B cell's outer surface known as a B cell receptor. This specialized receptor protein allows a B cell to bind to a specific antigen. The principal functions of B cells are to make antibodies against antigens, to perform the role of antigen-presenting cells, and to develop into memory B cells after activation by antigen interaction. Recently, a new, suppressive function of B cells has been discovered. The abbreviation "B", in B cell, comes from the bursa of Fabricius in birds, where they mature. In mammals, immature B cells are formed in the bone marrow, which is used as a backronym for the cells' name, despite the fallacious etymology.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of b cell in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of b cell in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of b cell in a Sentence

  1. Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov:

    The tiny madman in his padded cell.

  2. Richard Matt:

    But we have no proof of these cell phones.

  3. Samia Maktouf:

    Everyone thought this was a sleeping cell.

  4. Misbel Borjas:

    When I tried to videotape her with my cell phone.

  5. Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders:

    It hit me hard, that he was in the cell sleeping.

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