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Term:
natural killer cell quantity (VT:0008043)
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B cell quantity +  
natural killer cell quantity +  
The proportion or number of non-T, non-B lymphocytes, having a granular morphology and which are important in innate immunity to viruses and other intracellular pathogens; in addition, these cells can kill certain tumor cells.
T cell quantity +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: NK cell quantity
Narrow Synonyms: NK cell number
Xrefs: MP:0008043
Definition Sources: ISBN:0-8153-1691-7

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