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Definition of "plasmacytoid" [plasmacytoid]

  • Of or pertaining to plasma cells (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "plasmacytoid" in a sentence
  • "Normally, a subset of immune cells called plasmacytoid dendritic cells pDCs recognize HIV quickly and react by producing signaling molecules called interferons."
  • "They found that pulse doses of intravenous steroids kill off the cells - called plasmacytoid dendritic cells - producing interferon alpha, a protein that promotes this inflammation."
  • "Washington, September 7: An Indian-origin researcher at New York University says that she has gained fresh insights into the role of human immune cells known as plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDCs) in the anti-HIV immune response."