Definition of TCR

T cell receptor The thymus is responsible for generating mature functional T cells with a diverse set of T cell receptors (TCRs) for the recognition of foreign antigens.— Fred Ramsdell et al.

Learn More about TCR

Statistics for TCR

Cite this Entry

“TCR.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/TCR. Accessed 5 May. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for TCR

Medical Definition of TCR

T cell receptor The thymus is responsible for generating mature functional T cells with a diverse set of T cell receptors (TCRs) for the recognition of foreign antigens.— Fred Ramsdell et al.

Comments on TCR

What made you want to look up TCR? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Star Wars Words Quiz

  • cu jedi training
  • The bounty portion of bounty hunters (such as Boba Fett) comes from a Latin word meaning
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!