Lak-cell definitions

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A white blood cell produced by cultivation of peripheral lymphocytes with interleukin-2 and used to identify and destroy cancer cells.
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A cell that is cytotoxic especially against tumor cells, produced in vitro by cultivating lymphocytes with the lymphokine interleukin-2. LAK cells have been used as an experimental cancer treatment.
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Origin of lak-cell

l(ymphokine-)a(ctivated) k(iller cell)