antigen-sensitive cell

(redirected from antigen-responsive cell)

an·ti·gen-·sen·si·tive cell

a small lymphocyte that, although not itself immunologically activated cell, responds to antigenic (immunogenic) stimulus by a process of division and differentiation that results in the production of immunologically activated cells.

an·ti·gen-sen·si·tive cell

(an'ti-jen-sen'si-tiv sel)
A small lymphocyte that, although not itself an immunologically activated cell, responds to antigenic (immunogenic) stimulus by a process of division and differentiation that results in the production of immunologically activated cells.