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immunocyte

 [im´u-no-sīt]
any cell of the lymphoid series that can react with antigen to produce antibody or to participate in cell-mediated immunity or delayed hypersensitivity reactions; called also immunologically competent cell.

im·mu·no·cyte

(im'yū-nō-sīt, im-ū'nō-),
An immunologically competent leukocyte capable, actively or potentially, of producing antibodies or reacting in cell-mediated immunity reactions.
See also: I cell.
[immuno- + G. kytos, cell]

immunocyte

/im·mu·no·cyte/ (im´u-no-sīt″) any cell of the lymphoid series which can react with antigen to produce antibody or to participate in cell-mediated reactions.

im·mu·no·cyte

(im'yū-nō-sīt)
An immunologically competent leukocyte capable of producing antibodies or reacting in cell-mediated immunity reactions.
See also: I cell
[immuno- +G. kytos, cell]

immunocyte

any cell of the lymphoid series which can react with antigen to produce antibody or to participate in cell-mediated immunity; called also immunologically competent cell.
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