LYMPHOCYTES By N., Sam M.S. - 3 or T cells are a type of lymphocyte involved in the immune response. They develop in the thymus gland and can stimulate the development of either T helper cells or T cytotoxic cells. LYMPHOCYTES: "T-lymphocytes are special in that they are capable of recognizing a specific antigen on a pathogen and then instigating the whole immune response as a result of this." Related Psychology Terms Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ADOLESCENCE (Theories) ANTIGEN-ANTIBODY REACTION ANTIBODY EFFECTORS CHILD PSYCHOLOGY SPECIFIC ENERGIES THYMUS JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) COMMUNITY PSYCHIATRY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "LYMPHOCYTES," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/lymphocytes-2/ (accessed February 2, 2023).