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  • n. Plural form of lymphocyte.

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Examples

  • To save the culture, with the hope of preserving the virus, we decided to add lymphocytes from a blood donor to the cell culture.

    Françoise Barré-Sinoussi - Autobiography

  • Fortunately, the fluorescent indicators for Ca2+ had finally progressed enough to enable the first direct measurements of cytosolic Ca2+ in lymphocytes, including the elevation due to mitogenic stimulation12,13.

    Roger Y. Tsien - Autobiography

  • It is mostly localised in lymphocytes of lymphatic tissues and yet, we found that most of the lymphocytes present in the blood are sick!

    Luc Montagnier - Autobiography

  • Virus production was identified in lymphocytes from patients with enlarged lymph nodes in early stages of acquired immunodeficiency, and in blood from patients with late stage disease.

    The 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine - Press Release

  • The job of lymphocytes is to identify and combat foreign substances, bacteria and viruses in the body.

    Leukemia - Diagnosis and Treatment

  • In acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the excess white blood cells are called lymphocytes or lymphoblasts, according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The immune system is made up of lymph nodes, blood proteins known as immunoglobulins, specialized white blood cells known as lymphocytes, the organs that produce these cells, and the blood vessels that transport them.

    The Secret Language of Your Body

  • The doctors took some of the parent's immune cells, called lymphocytes, and added the genes of a virus that would teach them to seek out tumors, attached to them, and destroy them.

    CNN Transcript Sep 1, 2006

  • Doctors took some of their immune cells, called lymphocytes, the warriors of the immune system, and added the genes of a virus that would seek out tumors, attach to them and destroy them.

    CNN Transcript Aug 31, 2006

  • Doctors took some of their immune cells, called lymphocytes, the warriors of the immune system and added the genes of a virus that would seek out tumors attach to them and destroy them.

    CNN Transcript Dec 31, 2006

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