another term used for cytotoxic T cells.
a type of white blood cell that seeks out and destroys cells that have already been invaded by a virus or some other substance
T cell with CD8 receptor that recognizes antigens on the surface of a virus-infected cell and binds to the infected cell and kill it
a commonly used term for cytotoxic T cell.
see CYTOTOXIC T LYMPHOCYTE.
A T cell with a particular immune specificity and an endogenously produced receptor for antigen, capable of specifically killing its target cell after attachment to the target cell by this receptor. Also called cytotoxic T cell.
Type of T lymphoctye; cytotoxic T cell