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Anatomy Term: natural killer cell

XAO ID: 0003156

Synonyms: NK cell

Definition: "A lymphocyte that can spontaneously kill a variety of target cells without prior antigenic activation via germline encoded activation receptors and also regulate immune responses via cytokine release and direct contact with other cells."


Stage Range: NF stage 40 to death

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