Medical Definition of APC (immunology)
APC (immunology): Antigen-presenting cell, a cell that can "present" antigen in a form that T cells can recognize it. Among the APCs are B cells and cells of the monocyte lineage including macrophages.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
Last Editorial Review: 1/25/2017
Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z
Search Medical Dictionary
- Help Your Immune System Fight Back
- Can Your Immune System Heal Cancer?
- Complementary Treatments for Cancer