dendritic cell

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Related to Myeloid dendritic cell: Plasmacytoid dendritic cell

den·drit·ic cell

cell of neural crest origin with extensive processes; they develop melanin early.Synonym(s): Langerhans cells

dendritic cell

n.
1. An antigen-presenting leukocyte found in the skin, mucosa, and lymphoid tissues that initiates a primary immune response by activating lymphocytes and secreting cytokines.
2. A cell that has branching processes.

den·drit·ic cell

(den-drit'ik sel)
Cell of neural crest origin with extensive processes; they develop melanin early.

dendritic cell

See LANGERHANS CELL.

dendritic cell

a cell found predominately in LYMPHOID TISSUE, but also in BLOOD, that presents antigens to T-CELLS.

den·drit·ic cell

(den-drit'ik sel)
Cell of neural crest origin with extensive processes; they develop melanin early.
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