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Lymphocytes MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Lymphocytes
Tree Number(s)
A11.118.637.555.567
A15.145.229.637.555.567
A15.382.490.555.567
Unique ID
D008214
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008214
Annotation
general; prefer specifics; decrease in number = LYMPHOPENIA; excess number = LYMPHOCYTOSIS; note many specific precoordinated lymphocyte terms are available
Scope Note
White blood cells formed in the body's lymphoid tissue. The nucleus is round or ovoid with coarse, irregularly clumped chromatin while the cytoplasm is typically pale blue with azurophilic (if any) granules. Most lymphocytes can be classified as either T or B (with subpopulations of each), or NATURAL KILLER CELLS.
Entry Term(s)
Lymphoid Cells
See Also
Antilymphocyte Serum
Entry Combination
transplantation:Lymphocyte Transfusion
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Lymphocytes Preferred
Lymphoid Cells Broader
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