Definition of

Helper Cell

  1. (noun, body) T cell with CD4 receptor that recognizes antigens on the surface of a virus-infected cell and secretes lymphokines that stimulate B cells and killer T cells; helper T cells are infected and killed by the AIDS virus

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Synonyms of Helper Cell

cd4 cell, cd4 t cell, helper t cell

Alternate forms of Helper Cell

Hypernyms: t cell, t lymphocyte

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