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Medical Term:

sensitized cell


  1. a cell that has been exposed to antigen and activated.
  2. a small, “committed,” cell derived, by division and differentiation, from a resting lymphocyte;
  3. a cell, including a bacterial cell, which has combined with specific antibody to form a complex capable of reacting with complement components.
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