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What is the definition or description of: cytokine?

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Dr. Kevin Nolan
34 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Def of cytokine: Any of several nonantibody proteins, such as lymphokines, that are released by a cell population on contact with a specific antigen and act as intercellular mediators, as in the generation of an immune response. Compliments of the free dictionary by farlex...
Answered on Jul 7, 2019
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