Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A white blood cell produced by cultivation of peripheral lymphocytes with interleukin-2 and used experimentally to shrink malignant tumors.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

l(ymphokine-)a(ctivated) k(iller cell).

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