Cell-Mediated Immunity and T Lymphocytes

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The thymus gland is the main regulator and the schooling site for T lymphocytes; this is referred to as ‘thymic education’.  After maturing in the thymus, T lymphocytes enter the circulation and are distributed throughout the lymphatic system, but are found most abundantly in the lymph nodes.  The T lymphocyte is the most prevalent lymphocyte,...

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