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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Célula inmunitaria inespecífica

Nonspecific immune cell (non-speh-SIH-fik ih-MYOON SEL)
A cell (such as a phagocyte or a macrophage) that responds to many antigens, not just one antigen.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.