cell-transfer therapy

n.

A therapeutic technique in which cells from an individual with a disease, usually cancer, are removed and genetically modified to make the cells cytotoxic or to improve their cytotoxic abilities before they are returned to the donor.

Nearby words

  1. cytophilic,
  2. cytophilic antibody,
  3. cytophotometer,
  4. cytophotometry,
  5. cytophylaxis,
  6. cytoplasmic bridge,
  7. cytoplasmic inclusion body,
  8. cytoplasmic inheritance,
  9. cytoplast,
  10. cytoreductive therapy


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