killer T cell[kĭlˈər]
killer T cell definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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See killer cell.
killer t cell - Science Definition
A large differentiated T cell that functions in cell-mediated immunity by attacking and lysing target cells that have specific surface antigens. Also called cytotoxic T cell, killer cell.