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Raji cell

Pronunciation: rah′jē

Definition: a cell of a cultured line of lymphoblastoid cells derived from a Burkitt lymphoma; it possesses numerous receptors for certain complement components and is thus suitable for use in detection of immune complexes. It expresses certain complement receptors as well as Fc receptors for immunoglobulin G.

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