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lymphokine–activated killer cell

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

Medical Definition of lymphokine–activated killer cell

  1. :  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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