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English definition of “lymphocyte”

lymphocyte

noun [C] uk   /ˈlim.fə.saɪt/ specialized us  
a type of white blood cell involved in fighting disease and infection in the body, some of which produce antibodies (= proteins that attack and kill harmful bacteria)Cells
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