NATURAL KILLER CELL (NK CELL)

is one of the many types of lymphocyte white blood cell in the human body which destroy infected or cancerous cells using a variety of processes.

NATURAL KILLER CELL (NK CELL): "Part of the human body's immune response is the development of natural killer cells which destroy pathogens."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NATURAL KILLER CELL (NK CELL)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/natural-killer-cell-nk-cell/ (accessed December 10, 2019).
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