dendritic cell

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dendritic cell

[den′drid·ik ¦sel]
(cell and molecular biology)
A specialized cell of the lymphoid reticuloendothelial system that presents antigens for detection by lymphocytes.
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Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 activates plasmacytoid dendritic cells and concomitantly induces the bystander maturation of myeloid dendritic cells.
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