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plasma cell

noun
  1. Anatomy. an antibody-secreting cell, derived from B cells, that plays a major role in antibody-mediated immunity.
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Origin of plasma cell

First recorded in 1885–90
Also called plas·ma·cyte [plaz-muh-sahyt] /ˈplæz məˌsaɪt/.
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plasmacyte

n.
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