lymphokine-activated killer cell

noun
lym·​pho·​kine-ac·​ti·​vat·​ed killer cell | \ -ˌak-tə-ˌvāt-əd- \

Medical Definition of lymphokine-activated killer cell

: a lymphocyte (as a natural killer cell) that has been turned into a tumor-killing cell by being cultured with interleukin-2

called also LAK

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