Synonyms of target cell


1. target cell, somatic cell, vegetative cell

usage: any cell that has a specific receptor for an antigen or antibody or hormone or drug, or is the focus of contact by a virus or phagocyte or nerve fiber etc.

2. target cell, red blood cell, RBC, erythrocyte

usage: an abnormal red blood cell with the appearance of a dark ring surrounding a dark center; associated with anemia

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