lymphotoxicity lym·pho·tox·ic·i·ty (lĭm’fō-tŏk-sĭs’ĭ-tē)
The potential of an antibody in the serum of an allograft recipient to react directly with the lymphocytes or other cells of an allograft donor to produce a hyperacute type of graft rejection.
[lim-fuh-tok-sin] /ˌlɪm fəˈtɒk sɪn/ noun, Immunology. 1. a glycoprotein that is released by antigen-stimulated or mitogen-stimulated T cells and is toxic to various other cells. lymphotoxin lym·pho·tox·in (lĭm’fə-tŏk’sĭn) n. A lymphokine that is toxic to certain susceptible target cells.
[lim-fuh-trof-ik, ‐troh-fik] /ˌlɪm fəˈtrɒf ɪk, ‐ˈtroʊ fɪk/ adjective 1. carrying nutrients from the lymph to the tissues.
[limf] /lɪmf/ noun 1. Anatomy, Physiology. a clear yellowish, slightly alkaline, coagulable fluid, containing white blood cells in a liquid resembling blood plasma, that is derived from the tissues of the body and conveyed to the bloodstream by the vessels. 2. Archaic. the sap of a plant. 3. Archaic. a stream or spring of clear, […]
noun, Anatomy. 1. . noun 1. Anatomy, Zoology. the system by which lymph is returned from the cells to the blood and by which white blood cells are produced in response to inflammation or presence of antigens; in mammals, the system includes the lymph glands, vessels and sinuses through which lymph is carried, and lymphoid […]