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natural killer cells


The researchers found that subjects placed under quick mental stress such as speaking in public, had significantly more natural killer cells in their blood.
  a large lymphocyte (white blood cell) that can recognize and attack foreign cells without having prior experience to them; provides lymphocyte defense until antigen-specific T cells are created
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Associated words [difficulty]:   natural killer cells , B cells [9] , T cells [9]
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