Medical Definition of Okt-cells

1. Cell's recognised by monoclonal antibodies to T lymphocyte antigens: OKT-3 cell's are T lymphocytes as a class, since all share a common leukocyte differentiation antigen; OKT-4 cell's are helper cell's; OKT-8 cell's are suppressor cell's. OKT-4/OKT-8 expresses the ratio of helper to suppressor cell's, sometimes used as a measure of the functional status of the immune system and thus a basis for clinical diagnosis and prognosis. Current usage favours using CD designations. Origin: Ortho-Kung T-cell (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Okt-cells

OHKO
OHLE
OHMS
OHP
OHPs
OIBITDA
OIC
OIG
OIS
OISE
OIr
OIt
OJ
OKDK
OKT-cells
OK Corral
OK yah
OKed
OKing
OKs
OLAP
OLDI
OLE
OLED
OLL
OLPC
OLTP
OLeary
OMB

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