T4 cell

noun

Definition of T4 cell

: any of the T cells (such as a helper T cell) that display the CD4 molecule on their surface and become severely depleted in AIDS

called also T4 lymphocyte

First Known Use of T4 cell

1983, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for T4 cell

T cell + CD4

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“T4 cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/T4%20cell. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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T4 cell

noun
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Medical Definition of T4 cell

: any of the T cells (as a helper T cell) that display the CD4 molecule on their surface and become severely depleted in AIDS

called also helper-inducer T cell, T4 lymphocyte

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