interleukin-3

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interleukin-3

[‚in·tər¦lük·ən ′thrē]
(immunology)
A cytokine produced by a subset of helper T cells as well as by nonlymphoid cells; it is a growth factor for multiple lineages of hematopoietic cells and can act as an immunoregulatory factor. Abbreviated IL-3.