memory T cells

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memory T cells

T lymphoctyes that mediate immunologic memory; allow for enhanced immunologic reaction when an immunologically competent organism is reexposed to an antigen.

mem·o·ry T cells

(mĕm'ŏ-rē selz)
T lymphoctyes that mediate immunologic memory; they allow for enhanced immunologic reaction when an immunologically competent organism is reexposed to an antigen.
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There is now evidence that these stem cell-like attributes and signalling pathways are also shared among subsets of mature memory T lymphocytes.
When this occurs, cells called memory T lymphocytes are produced.
In contrast to antibody allergy, allergic contact dermatitis requires memory T lymphocytes," says Weston.