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Antigen-Presenting Cell (APC) Audio (En español)

A type of immune cell that enables a T lymphocyte (T cell) to recognize an antigen and mount an immune response against the antigen. Antigen-presenting cells (APCs) include macrophages, dendritic cells, and B lymphocytes (B cells).

See Related Term(s):  Antigen, Immune Response, T Lymphocyte