Descriptor English: Lymphocytes
Descriptor Spanish: Linfocitos
Descriptor Portuguese: Linfócitos
Descriptor French: Lymphocytes
Entry term(s): Cellule lymphoïde
Cellules lymphocytaires
Cellules lymphoïdes
Tree number(s): A11.118.637.555.567
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: White blood cells formed in the body's lymphoid tissue. The nucleus is round or ovoid with coarse, irregularly clumped chromatin while the cytoplasm is typically pale blue with azurophilic (if any) granules. Most lymphocytes can be classified as either T or B (with subpopulations of each), or NATURAL KILLER CELLS.
Annotation: general; prefer specifics; decrease in number = LYMPHOPENIA; excess number = LYMPHOCYTOSIS; note many specific precoordinated lymphocyte terms are available
Allowable Qualifiers: CH composition chimique
CL classification
CY cytologie
DE effets des médicaments et des substances chimiques
EN enzymologie
IM immunologie
ME métabolisme
MI microbiologie
PA anatomopathologie
PH physiologie
PS parasitologie
RE effets des radiations
UL ultrastructure
VI virologie
Entry Combination: transplantation:Lymphocyte Transfusion
Related: Sérum antilymphocyte MeSH
DeCS ID: 23303
Unique ID: D008214
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Lymphocytes - Preferred
Concept UI M0012806
Preferred term Lymphocytes
Entry term(s) Cellules lymphocytaires
Cellules lymphoïdes - Broader
Concept UI M0012807
Preferred term Cellules lymphoïdes
Entry term(s) Cellule lymphoïde

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