plasma cell definition

  • noun:
    • Any of the antibody-secreting cells present lymphoid muscle and produced from B cells upon lymphokine stimulation and effect with a certain antigen. Also called plasmacyte.
    • a type of lymphocyte that creates antibodies whenever reacted with a specific antigen; a plasmacyte
    • a cell that develops from a B lymphocyte in response to a certain antigen; present in bone tissue marrow and often in the blood

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