lymphokine-activated killer cell

noun
lym·​pho·​kine-ac·​ti·​vat·​ed killer cell | \ -ˌak-tə-ˌvāt-əd- How to pronounce lymphokine-activated killer cell (audio) \

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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“Lymphokine-activated killer cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lymphokine-activated%20killer%20cell. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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