lymphocyte


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lymphocyte:

see bloodblood,
fluid pumped by the heart that circulates throughout the body via the arteries, veins, and capillaries (see circulatory system; heart). An adult male of average size normally has about 6 quarts (5.6 liters) of blood.
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; immunityimmunity,
ability of an organism to resist disease by identifying and destroying foreign substances or organisms. Although all animals have some immune capabilities, little is known about nonmammalian immunity.
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lymphocyte

[′lim·fə‚sīt]
(histology)
An agranular leukocyte formed primarily in lymphoid tissue; occurs as the principal cell type of lymph and composes 20-30% of the blood leukocytes.

lymphocyte

a type of white blood cell formed in lymphoid tissue
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Tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte grade in primary melanomas is independently associated with melanoma-specific survival in the population-based genes, environment and melanoma study.
Pig, Microarray, Peripheral blood T lymphocyte subsets, Spleen, Gene expression.
The mean lymphocyte count was significantly higher among the controls, and the mean PLR was significantly higher among the women with PTBs (Table 1).
The median leukocyte level was 7420 (6320, 8840)/[micro]L, the median neutrophil level was 4380 (3700, 5890)/[micro]L, the median lymphocyte level was 2110 (1760, 2560)/[micro]L, the median platelet level was 222000 (181000, 262000)/[micro]L, and the mean Hb level was 14.5[+ or -]1.2 g/dL.
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Absolute CD3+ lymphocyte counts were obtained using Flow-Count Fluorospheres (Beckman Coulter, Inc.) according to the manufacturer's instructions.
FasL-positive GD thyrocytes appear to induce Fas-mediated apoptosis of lymphocytes [8, 9].
Green, "A prospective analysis of lymphocyte phenotype and function over the course of acute sepsis," Critical Care, vol.
The binding of classical cytotoxic T lymphocytes to their target cell is ensured by the interaction of TCR on the lymphocyte surface with the antigen in the context of MHC class I or II on the surface of the target cell.
Association between admission neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio and outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndrome.
In the early 1980s, Yamaguchi and Schoefl documented that circulating lymphocytes are able to selectively recognize and adhere to the lumen of HEVs and that this mechanism is influenced by the circulating lymphocyte level.

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