NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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- autologous lymphocyte
- listen (aw-TAH-luh-gus LIM-foh-site)
- In transplantation, refers to a person’s own white blood cells. Lymphocytes have a number of roles in the immune system, including the production of antibodies and other substances that fight infections and other diseases.