T4 cell

noun

Definition of T4 cell

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

Origin and Etymology of t4 cell

T cell + CD4


First Known Use: 1983


Medical Dictionary

T4 cell

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noun \ˌtē-ˌfō(ə)r-\

Medical Definition of T4 cell

  1. :  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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