Definition of Cell, antigen-presenting
Cell, antigen-presenting: A cell that can "present" antigen in a form that T cells can recognize it. The cells that can "present" antigen include B cells and cells of the monocyte lineage (including macrophages).Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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