Definition of cell-mediated in English:
Denoting the aspect of an immune response involving the action of white blood cells, rather than that of circulating antibodies. Often contrasted with humoral.
- The immune system mounts a cell-mediated reaction in which macrophages attach to the outer walls of the bacteria for active phagocytosis.
- In the present study, we also observed that lymphocytes, the mediators of the cell-mediated immune response, are noted more frequently around Fas-positive but not Fas-negative cells.
- Sarcoidosis is considered to be a hypersensitivity disorder, in which an antigen induces a T cell-mediated cellular immune response.
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