cell-mediated

adjective
cell-me·​di·​at·​ed | \ ˈsel-ˈmē-dē-ˌā-təd How to pronounce cell-mediated (audio) \

Definition of cell-mediated

: relating to or being the part of immunity or the immune response that is mediated primarily by T cells

First Known Use of cell-mediated

1959, in the meaning defined above

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“Cell-mediated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cell-mediated. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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cell-mediated

adjective
cell-me·​di·​at·​ed | \ ˈsel-ˌmēd-ē-ˌāt-əd How to pronounce cell-mediated (audio) \

Medical Definition of cell-mediated

: relating to or being the part of immunity or the immune response that is mediated primarily by T cells and especially cytotoxic T cells rather than by antibodies secreted by B cells cell-mediated immunity cell-mediated reactions — compare humoral sense 2

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