"T-Lymphocytes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Lymphocytes responsible for cell-mediated immunity. Two types have been identified - cytotoxic (T-LYMPHOCYTES, CYTOTOXIC) and helper T-lymphocytes (T-LYMPHOCYTES, HELPER-INDUCER). They are formed when lymphocytes circulate through the THYMUS GLAND and differentiate to thymocytes. When exposed to an antigen, they divide rapidly and produce large numbers of new T cells sensitized to that antigen.
- T Lymphocytes
- T Cells
- Thymus-Dependent Lymphocytes
- Lymphocyte, Thymus-Dependent
- Lymphocytes, Thymus-Dependent
- Thymus Dependent Lymphocytes
- Thymus-Dependent Lymphocyte
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