Definition of Cd8 cell
1. Noun. T cell with CD8 receptor that recognizes antigens on the surface of a virus-infected cell and binds to the infected cell and kill it.
Generic synonyms: T Cell, T Lymphocyte
Medical Definition of Cd8 cell
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cd8 Cell
CD4 lymphocyte count
CD8 T cell
|CDC5 protein kinase|
CDC7 protein kinase
CDE blood group
Literary usage of Cd8 cell
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1. HIV/AIDS, And Food And Nutrition Security: From Evidence To Action by Stuart Gillespie, Suneetha Kadiyala (2005)
"... to significantly increase CD4 and CD8 cell counts and hemoglobin levels (Fawzi et al. 1998). In Canada, vitamin C and E supplementation for three months ..."