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interleukin–3

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noun \-ˈthrē\

Medical Definition of interleukin–3

  1. :  an interleukin that is a colony-stimulating factor produced especially by T cells stimulated by mitogen or antigen and that promotes the proliferation and differentiation of various stem cells (as hematopoietic stem cells)




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