HyperDic: cd8_t_cell

English > 1 sense of the expression CD8 T cell:
NOUNbodyCD8 T cell, killer T cell, killer cell, cytotoxic T cell, CD8 cellT cell with CD8 receptor that recognizes antigens on the surface of a virus-infected cell and binds to the infected cell and kill it
English > CD8 T cell: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningT cell with CD8 receptor that recognizes antigens on the surface of a virus-infected cell and binds to the infected cell and kill it.
Synonymskiller T cell, killer cell, cytotoxic T cell, CD8 cell
BroaderT cell, T lymphocyteA small lymphocyte developed in the thymus

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