"Antigen-Presenting Cells" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A heterogeneous group of immunocompetent cells that mediate the cellular immune response by processing and presenting antigens to the T-cells. Traditional antigen-presenting cells include MACROPHAGES; DENDRITIC CELLS; LANGERHANS CELLS; and B-LYMPHOCYTES. FOLLICULAR DENDRITIC CELLS are not traditional antigen-presenting cells, but because they hold antigen on their cell surface in the form of IMMUNE COMPLEXES for B-cell recognition they are considered so by some authors.
- Antigen-Presenting Cells
- Antigen Presenting Cells
- Antigen-Presenting Cell
- Cell, Antigen-Presenting
- Cells, Antigen-Presenting
- Accessory Cells, Immunologic
- Immunologic Accessory Cells
- Cells, Immunologic Accessory
- Immunologic Accessory Cell
- Accessory Cell, Immunologic
- Cell, Immunologic Accessory
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