dendritic cell


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dendritic cell

n.
Any of various white blood cells that have long projections from the cell body and function in the immune response by taking in and processing antigens and presenting them to T cells in lymph nodes, thus activating the T cells. Immature dendritic cells are found chiefly in skin and mucosal surfaces.
Translations
célula dendrítica
cellula dendritica
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