A state in which a T cell can no longer respond to antigen. The T cell “tolerates” the antigen. Also called immune tolerance.
- Toll receptor
One of a family of receptors that provide a critical link between immune stimulants produced by microorganisms and the initiation of the host defense. Activation of the toll receptors causes the release of antimicrobial peptides, inflammatory cytokines, and molecules that initiate adaptive immunity.
- Toll-like receptor 4
TLR4. One in a family of receptors that provide critical links between immune stimulants produced by microorganisms and the initiation of host defenses. Abbreviated TLR4. TLR4 is a transmembrane lipopolysaccharide receptor. Activation of it causes the release of antimicrobial peptides, inflammatory cytokines and chemokines, and costimulatory molecules that initiate the innate immune response to common […]
A chemical compound implicated, along with aniline, in the causation of bladder cancer. Aniline and o-toluidine — both compounds are aromatic amines — are used in the manufacture of a variety of dyes, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, and chemicals employed in the manufacture of rubber. The primary routes of exposure to these compounds are inhalation and dermal […]
Or tomo- before a consonant. A combining form meaning a cut, section, slice or layer, as might be achieved by cutting or slicing. Used in the formation of compound words such tomography. From the Greek tomos (a cutting).
- Tommy John Surgery - MedTerms
see Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction (UCLR).