CD4 cell(redirected from CD4+ cell)
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An activated helper T cell that expresses the CD4 receptor on its surface. Also called T4 cell.
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|Noun||1.||CD4 cell - T cell with CD4 receptor that recognizes antigens on the surface of a virus-infected cell and secretes lymphokines that stimulate B cells and killer T cells; helper T cells are infected and killed by the AIDS virus|
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