NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,917 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- antigen-presenting cell
- listen (AN-tih-jen-preh-ZEN-ting sel)
- A type of immune cell that boosts immune responses by showing antigens on its surface to other cells of the immune system. An antigen-presenting cell is a type of phagocyte. Also called APC.