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interleukin–1

noun in·ter·leu·kin–1 \-ˈwən\

Definition of INTERLEUKIN-1

:  an interleukin produced especially by monocytes and macrophages that regulates immune responses by activating lymphocytes and mediates other biological processes (as the onset of fever) usually associated with infection and inflammation
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First Known Use of INTERLEUKIN-1

1979
Medical Dictionary

interleukin–1

noun \-ˈwən\

Medical Definition of INTERLEUKIN–1

:  an interleukin produced especially by monocytes and macrophages that regulates cell-mediated and humoral immune responses by activating lymphocytes and mediates other biological processes (as the onset of fever) usually associated with infection and inflammation—abbreviation IL-1

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