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Cell-Mediated Response

Cell-Mediated Response

Author: Aaron Mullally

This lesson will investigate a cell-mediated immune response.

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Terms to Know

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.

Cytotoxic T Cells

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

Helper T Cells

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