lymphotoxin

[lim-fuh-tok-sin]

noun Immunology.

a glycoprotein that is released by antigen-stimulated or mitogen-stimulated T cells and is toxic to various other cells.

Origin of lymphotoxin

First recorded in 1970–75; lympho- + toxin
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lymphotoxin in Medicine

lymphotoxin

[lĭmfə-tŏk′sĭn]

n.

A lymphokine that is toxic to certain susceptible target cells.
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