any excessively loud talking on a cellular telephone
a small room, as in a convent or prison. any of various small compartments or bounded areas forming part of a whole. a small group acting as a unit within a larger organization: a local cell of the Communist party. Biology. a usually microscopic structure containing nuclear and cytoplasmic material enclosed by a semipermeable membrane […]
- Cell-mediated immune response
cell-mediated immune response n. The immune response produced when sensitized T cells attack foreign antigens and secrete lymphokines that initiate the body’s humoral immune response. Also called cell-mediated reaction, cellular immune response. cell-mediated immune response An immune response produced when T cells, especially cytotoxic T cells, that are sensitized to foreign antigens attack and lyse […]
- Cell-transfer therapy
cell-transfer therapy n. A therapeutic technique in which cells from an individual with a disease, usually cancer, are removed and genetically modified to make the cells cytotoxic or to improve their cytotoxic abilities before they are returned to the donor.
- Cell-mediated reaction
cell-mediated reaction n. See cell-mediated immune response.