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Descriptor English: T-Lymphocytes
Descriptor Spanish: Linfocitos T
Descriptor Portuguese: Linfócitos T
Descriptor French: Lymphocytes T
Entry term(s): Cell, T
Cells, T
Lymphocyte, T
Lymphocyte, Thymus-Dependent
Lymphocytes, T
Lymphocytes, Thymus-Dependent
T Cell
T Cells
T Lymphocyte
T Lymphocytes
T-Cell
T-Cells
T-Lymphocyte
Thymus Dependent Lymphocytes
Thymus-Dependent Lymphocyte
Thymus-Dependent Lymphocytes
Tree number(s): A11.118.637.555.567.569
A15.145.229.637.555.567.569
A15.382.490.555.567.569
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013601
Scope note: Lymphocytes responsible for cell-mediated immunity. Two types have been identified - cytotoxic (T-LYMPHOCYTES, CYTOTOXIC) and helper T-lymphocytes (T-LYMPHOCYTES, HELPER-INDUCER). They are formed when lymphocytes circulate through the THYMUS GLAND and differentiate to thymocytes. When exposed to an antigen, they divide rapidly and produce large numbers of new T cells sensitized to that antigen.
Annotation: general; prefer specifics; subpopulations: coordinate T-LYMPHOCYTE SUBSETS (IM) with specific T-LYMPHOCYTE (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Lymphocytes (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 1990; see T LYMPHOCYTES 1973-1989
History Note: 1990 (1973)
Related: CD4-CD8 Ratio MeSH
Immunity, Cellular MeSH
Lymphocyte Cooperation MeSH
DeCS ID: 23473
Unique ID: D013601
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Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
T-Lymphocytes - Preferred
Concept UI M0020987
Scope note Lymphocytes responsible for cell-mediated immunity. Two types have been identified - cytotoxic (T-LYMPHOCYTES, CYTOTOXIC) and helper T-lymphocytes (T-LYMPHOCYTES, HELPER-INDUCER). They are formed when lymphocytes circulate through the THYMUS GLAND and differentiate to thymocytes. When exposed to an antigen, they divide rapidly and produce large numbers of new T cells sensitized to that antigen.
Preferred term T-Lymphocytes
Entry term(s) Cell, T
Cells, T
Lymphocyte, T
Lymphocyte, Thymus-Dependent
Lymphocytes, T
Lymphocytes, Thymus-Dependent
T Cell
T Cells
T Lymphocyte
T Lymphocytes
T-Cell
T-Cells
T-Lymphocyte
Thymus Dependent Lymphocytes
Thymus-Dependent Lymphocyte
Thymus-Dependent Lymphocytes



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