lymphotoxin

lymphotoxin

[lim-fuh-tok-sin]
noun Immunology.
a glycoprotein that is released by antigen-stimulated or mitogen-stimulated T cells and is toxic to various other cells.

Origin:
1970–75; lympho- + toxin

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lymphotoxin lym·pho·tox·in (lĭm'fə-tŏk'sĭn)
n.
A lymphokine that is toxic to certain susceptible target cells.

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