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 […]
- Cellular immunodeficiency
cellular immunodeficiency n. Any of a group of disorders associated with recurrent bacterial, fungal, protozoal, and viral infections and characterized by atrophy of the thymus gland, depressed cell-mediated immunity, and defective humoral immunity. Also called Nezelof type of thymic alymphoplasia.
- Cellular infiltration
cellular infiltration n. The migration of cells from their sources of origin, or the direct extension of cells as a result of unusual growth and multiplication, into organs or tissues. Historical Examples
- Cellular multiprocessing
architecture, parallel (CMP) The partitioning of processors into separate computing environments running different operating systems. The term cellular multiprocessing appears to have been coined by Unisys, who are developing a system where computers communicate as clustered machines through a high speed bus, rather than through communication protocols such as TCP/IP. The Unisys system is based […]