T cell

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A type of lymphocyte with a role in immune response. These cells are processed through the thymus. They communicate with other cells. They are active in the thymus gland and help in the immune response.
Benefit: The T cells are like soldiers who search out and destroy the targeted invaders.
Fact: T cells can produce substances called cytokines such as the interleukins which further stimulate the immune response.

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