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tumor–infiltrating lymphocyte

noun

Medical Definition of TUMOR-INFILTRATING LYMPHOCYTE

:  a T cell that is isolated from a malignant tumor, cultured with interleukin-2, and injected back into the patient as a tumor-killing cell and that has greater cytotoxicity than lymphokine-activated killer cells—called also TIL

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