T-cell receptor(redirected from T-lymphocyte antigen receptor)
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T-cell receptor[′tē ‚sel ri‚sep·tər]
Protein on the surface of T lymphocytes that specifically recognizes molecules of the major histocompatibility complex, either alone or in association with foreign antigens. Abbreviated TCR.
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