\lˈɪmfəsˌa͡ɪt ˌaktɪvˈe͡ɪʃən], \lˈɪmfəsˌaɪt ˌaktɪvˈeɪʃən], \l_ˈɪ_m_f_ə_s_ˌaɪ_t ˌa_k_t_ɪ_v_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of LYMPHOCYTE ACTIVATION
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Morphologic alteration of small lymphocytes in culture into large blast-like cells able to synthesize DNA and RNA and to divide mitotically. It is induced by interleukins, mitogens such as phytohemagglutinins, and by specific antigens. It may also occur in vivo, as in graft rejection and chronic myelogenous leukemia.
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