cell-mediated immune response
= cellular immune response

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • cell-mediated immune response — noun an immune response (chiefly against viral or fungal invasions or transplanted tissue) that involves T cells • Hypernyms: ↑immune response, ↑immune reaction, ↑immunologic response …   Useful english dictionary

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  • T-cell-mediated immune response — T cellular immune response The synthesis of antigen specific T cell receptors and the development of killer T cells in response to an encounter of immune system cells with an unrecognized immunogenic molecule …   Glossary of Biotechnology

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  • Cell-mediated immunity — is an immune response that does not involve antibodies or complement but rather involves the activation of macrophages, natural killer cells (NK), antigen specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes, and the release of various cytokines in response to an… …   Wikipedia

  • cell-mediated — cell me·di·at·ed sel .mēd ē .āt əd adj relating to or being the part of immunity or the immune response that is mediated primarily by T cells and esp. cytotoxic T cells rather than by antibodies secreted by B cells <cell mediated immunity>… …   Medical dictionary

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