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Synonyms for lymphocyte

an agranulocytic leukocyte that normally makes up a quarter of the white blood cell count but increases in the presence of infection

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Autoimmunity comprises a variety of autoreactive lymphocytes characterized by the loss of tolerance to a variety of autoantigens and imbalanced humoral and cellular immunity in biological systems [19, 23, 47].
Predominant Th1 and Th17 cytokine production are characteristic of many organ-specific autoimmune diseases, and the dysregulation of p38 MAPK activity specifically in autoreactive lymphocytes appears to enhance IL-17 and IFN-[gamma] expression [66, 70-72].
These include not only the basic maturation and distribution of immune cell types and selection against autoreactive lymphocytes but also changes designed specifically to protect the pregnancy against immunemediated miscarriage.
Tregs are critical in the suppression of autoreactive lymphocytes that have escaped elimination through negative selection in the thymus (Cupedo et al.
Depletion of CD52+ autoreactive lymphocytes may induce re-setting of the immunological clock;