LYMPHOCYTES By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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 LYMPHOCYTES ANTIGEN-ANTIBODY REACTION GESCHWIND'S THEORY THYMUS AUTOIMMUNITY AGRANULOCYTOSIS THYROTOXICOSIS NATURAL KILLER CELL (NK CELL) GONADOTROPIN LYMPHOCYTE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LYMPHOCYTES," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/lymphocytes-2/ (accessed May 13, 2021).