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B Lymphocytes or B Cells

A small white blood cell that plays a major role in defending the body against disease. B lymphocytes or B cells make antibodies that attack bacteria and toxins.

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T Lymphocytes or T Cells

A small white blood cell that plays a major role in defending the body against disease. T lymphocytes or T cells are also called T regulatory cells.  T cells attack body cells themselves when they have been taken over by ...

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FoxP3+ T cells: definition

FoxP3+ T cells represent a major subset of regulatory T cells. They can be produced as natural or induced cells. FoxP3+ T cells are made in the thymus gland as natural FoxP3+ T cells and periphery as induced FoxP3+ T ...

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Lymphocyte: definition

A small white blood cell that plays a major role in defending the body against disease. There are two types of lymphocytes: B cells, which make antibodies that attack bacteria and toxins, and T cells which attack body cells themselves when ...

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Neutropenia – Granulocytic Hypersegmentation: definition

A blood disorder characterized by presence of an abnormally low number of neutrophils resulting from deficiencies of copper and folate that is marked by profound weakness and predisposition to infection. Click for full description.

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