T cell

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T cell

[′tē ‚sel]
(immunology)
One of a heterogeneous population of thymus-derived lymphocytes which participates in the immune responses. Also known as T lymphocyte.
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An additional 5 mL of the whole blood sample was analyzed to test the T-lymphocyte subsets by two-colour analysis (Fl[sub.
Reference values of T-lymphocyte subsets in umbilical cord blood.
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In situ demonstration of T-lymphocyte subsets in granulomatous inflammation: leprosy, rhinoscleroma and sarcoidosis.
Therefore, we attempted to establish the reference values for T-lymphocyte subsets among healthy adults in a cross-sectional study carried out at the YRG Centre for AIDS Research and Education (YRG CARE) in Chennai, south India, in 213 (84 female and 129 male) healthy, HIV-1/2 seronegative adults as volunteers.