Lymphocyte

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Lymphocyte. Source: University of Michigan, Webscope

Lymphocytes are a category of white blood cells. [1] Lymphocytes include natural killer cells, T cells, and B cells.[2] They are the main cell category found in lymph, the fluid that circulates in the lymphatic system.[citation needed]

Lymphocyte B cell (illustration)
Lymphocyte T cell (illustration)

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Leucocytes and platelets - OpenStax Innate Immunity - OpenStax

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  1. Male, D. (2010). Immunology. 7th ed. [Philadelphia, Pa.]: Mosby Elsevier.
  2. "12.2 Innate Immunity – Concepts of Biology-1st Canadian Edition". opentextbc.ca. Retrieved Oct 8, 2018. 

B cell - B lymphocyte, or a type of white blood cell, which is involved in the immune response by secreting antibodies to ward off infections. In mammals, they are mostly matured in the bone marrow.

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