cell-mediated

adjective cell-me·di·at·ed \ ˈsel-ˈmē-dē-ˌā-təd \

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


Medical Dictionary

cell-mediated

adjective cell-me·di·at·ed \ ˈsel-ˌmēd-ē-ˌāt-əd \

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 2

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