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Cell-Mediated Response

Cell-Mediated Response

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This lesson will investigate a cell-mediated immune response.

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TERMS TO KNOW
  • Apoptosis

    Genetically programmed death of a cell which can be caused by chemicals that T cells release.

  • Cell-Mediated Immunity

    A type of adaptive immunity in which T cells respond to target cells that have invaded body cells.

  • Helper T Cells

    A type of T cell that works to boost adaptive immune responses.

  • Cytotoxic T Cells

    A type of T cell that works to kill target cells.