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lymphotoxin

[ lim-fuh-tok-sin ]
/ ˌlɪm fəˈtɒk sɪn /
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noun Immunology.
a glycoprotein that is released by antigen-stimulated or mitogen-stimulated T cells and is toxic to various other cells.
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Origin of lymphotoxin

First recorded in 1970–75; lympho- + toxin
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Medical definitions for lymphotoxin

lymphotoxin
[ lĭmfə-tŏk′sĭn ]

n.
A lymphokine that is toxic to certain susceptible target cells.
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