T4 cell


T4 cell

noun

Definition of T4 CELL

:  any of the T cells (as a helper T cell) that display the CD4 molecule on their surface and become severely depleted in AIDS —called also T4 lymphocyte

Origin of T4 CELL

T cell + CD4
First Known Use: 1983

T4 cell

noun \ˌtē-ˌfō(ə)r-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of T4 CELL

: any of the T cells (as a helper T cell) that display the CD4 molecule on their surface and become severely depleted in AIDS—called also helper-inducer T cell, T4 lymphocyte

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