Definition of “cytokine” - English Dictionary

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“cytokine” in British English

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cytokinenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsaɪ.tə.kaɪn/ us /ˈsaɪ.t̬əˌkaɪn/ specialized

a small protein produced by cells in the nervous and immune systems that affects what happens between cells

(Definition of “cytokine” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)