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interleukin 3

noun Immunology.
  1. a lymphokine protein, secreted by T cells, that participates in the regulation of blood-cell production. Abbreviation: IL-3
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Origin of interleukin 3

First recorded in 1980–85; see origin at interleukin 1
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