suppressor T cell

noun Immunology.

a T cell capable of inhibiting the activity of B cells and other T cells.
Also called T suppressor cell. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medical definitions for suppressor t cell

suppressor T cell


A T cell that reduces or suppresses the immune response of B cells or of other T cells to an antigen.
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