Meaning of LAK cell

LAK cell

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— Immunol. Immunol.
  1. lymphokine-activated killer cell: one of a number of white blood cells removed from a patient's whole blood and cultured with interleukin-2: used experimentally for reinfusion into the body to shrink malignant tumors.
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