Meaning of lymphokine

lym•pho•kine

Pronunciation: (lim'fu-kīn"), [key]
— n. Immunol.
  1. any lymphocyte product, as interferon, that is not an antibody but may participate in the immune response through its effect on the function of other cells, as destroying antigen-coated cells or stimulating macrophages.
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