- A long-lived lymphocyte capable of responding to a particular antigen on its reintroduction, long after the exposure that prompted its production.More example sentences
- These established memory cells will then be capable of rapidly proliferating upon initial virus infection.
- Once the antigenic stimulation is removed, lymphocytes become quiescent and only some remain viable as memory cells.
- Both types of rejection leave memory cells that remain in circulation to mobilize the immune system if the same foreign antigen is reintroduced.
More definitions of memory cellDefinition of memory cell in:
- The US English dictionary