cell-mediated immune response
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cell-med·i·at·ed immune response(sĕl′mē′dē-ā′tĭd)
The immune response produced when sensitized T cells directly attack foreign antigens and secrete lymphokines that initiate the body's humoral immune response. Also called cellular immune response.
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|Noun||1.||cell-mediated immune response - an immune response (chiefly against viral or fungal invasions or transplanted tissue) that involves T cells|