[n] - a lymphocyte derived from bone marrow that provides humoral immunity
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a white blood cell that makes antibodies to fight infections caused by foreign proteins
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B cell: A type of white blood cell and, specifically, a type of lymphocyte. Many B cells mature into what are called plasma cells that produce antibodies (proteins) necessary to fight off infections while other B cells mature into memory B cells. All of the plasma cells descended from a single B cel...
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B lymphocyte noun a lymphocyte derived from bone marrow that provides humoral immunity; it recognizes free antigen molecules in solution and matures into plasma cells that secrete immunoglobulin (ant...
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beta cell (def. 1). basophil (def. 3). (in the pl.)B lymphocytes.
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(from the article `lymphocyte`) The two primary types of lymphocytes are B lymphocytes and T lymphocytes, or B cells and T cells. Both originate from stem cells in the bone marrow ... ...they are designated numerically, IL-1 through IL-15. The immunological functions of most of the interleukins are ...
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B cells are lymphocytes that play a large role in the humoral immune response (as opposed to the cell-mediated immune response, which is governed by T cells). The principal functions of B cells are to make antibodies against antigens, perform the role of antigen-presenting cells (APCs) and eventual...
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a specialized white blood cell responsible for the body's immunity. B cells play a central role in antibody production
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. β cell of pancreas or of anterior lobe of hypophysis; Synonyms: B lymphocyte
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A type of immune cell that makes proteins called antibodies, which bind to microorganisms and other foreign substances, and help fight infections. A B cell is a type of white blood cell. Also called B lymphocyte.
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<haematology, immunology> A type of lymphocyte normally involved in the production of antibodies to combat infection. It is a precursor to a plasma cell. During infections, individual B-cell clones multiply and are transformed into plasma cells, which produce large amounts of antibodies agains...
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