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B-cell

a LYMPHOCYTE formed in the bone marrow of mammals that, after stimulation with a particular ANTIGEN, divides to produce daughter cells that manufacture large amounts of ANTIBODIES which are passed into the bloodstream.

B-cell (B-lymphocyte)

Type of white blood cell that produces antibodies.
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IVL continues to present diagnostic challenges due to its elusive and diverse pathologic and clinical findings, and according to Ponzoni and colleagues (9), a comprehensive analysis is needed to find analogies and differences between the intravascular and extravascular components of large B-cell lymphomas to further characterize them and potentially formulate more focused treatment depending on each patient's unique presentation.
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While eliminating a major class of immune cells sounds drastic, scientists have unexpectedly found that B-cell depletion doesn't leave the human body vulnerable to infectious disease.
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