cellular biology n.
The study of the molecular or chemical interactions of biological phenomena.
- Cellular differentiation
The process by which a cell becomes specialized in order to perform a specific function, as in the case of a liver cell, a blood cell, or a neuron. There are more than 250 general types of cells in the human body. Differentiation is the process that takes place inside an embryo that determines which […]
a container made of cellular plastic, as one used for holding flowers or plants.
- Cellular immune response
cellular immune response n. See cell-mediated immune response.
cell-mediated immunity. immunity independent of antibody but dependent on the recognition of antigen by T cells and their subsequent destruction of cells bearing the antigen or on the secretion by T cells of lymphokines that enhance the ability of phagocytes to eliminate the antigen. cell-mediated immunity n. Abbr. CMI Immunity resulting from a cell-mediated immune […]