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cell–mediated

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adjective cell–me·di·at·ed \ˈsel-ˈmē-dē-ˌā-təd\

Definition of cell–mediated

  1. :  relating to or being the part of immunity or the immune response that is mediated primarily by T cells



1967

First Known Use of cell–mediated

1967


Medical Dictionary

cell–mediated

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adjective cell–me·di·at·ed \ˈsel-ˌmēd-ē-ˌāt-əd\

Medical Definition of cell–mediated

  1. :  relating to or being the part of immunity or the immune response that is mediated primarily by T cells and especially cytotoxic T cells rather than by antibodies secreted by B cells <cell–mediated immunity> <cell–mediated reactions>—compare humoral 2




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