NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,957 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- delayed-type hypersensitivity response
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- An inflammatory response that develops 24 to 72 hours after exposure to an antigen that the immune system recognizes as foreign. This type of immune response involves mainly T cells rather than antibodies (which are made by B cells). Also called DTH.