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B lymphocyte

or B-lymphocyte

noun Immunology.
  1. B cell.
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Origin of B lymphocyte

First recorded in 1970–75
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British Dictionary definitions for b-lymphocyte


  1. a type of lymphocyte, originating in bone marrow, that produces antibodiesAlso called: B-cell See also T-lymphocyte
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b-lymphocyte in Medicine

B lymphocyte

  1. B cell
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b-lymphocyte in Science

B lymphocyte

  1. See B cell.
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