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Cytotoxicity, Immunologic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cytotoxicity, Immunologic
Tree Number(s)
G12.287
Unique ID
D003602
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003602
Annotation
do not confuse with CYTOTOXICITY TESTS, IMMUNOLOGIC
Scope Note
The phenomenon of target cell destruction by immunologically active effector cells. It may be brought about directly by sensitized T-lymphocytes or by lymphoid or myeloid "killer" cells, or it may be mediated by cytotoxic antibody, cytotoxic factor released by lymphoid cells, or complement.
Entry Version
CYTOTOX IMMUNOL
Entry Term(s)
Immunologic Cytotoxicity
Immunologic Tumoricidal Activities
Immunologic Tumoricidal Activity
Tumoricidal Activities, Immunologic
Tumoricidal Activity, Immunologic
NLM Classification #
QW 568
Previous Indexing
Cytotoxicity Tests, Immunologic (1971-1977)
Immunity, Cellular (1970-1977)
Lymphocytes (1966-1977)
T Lymphocytes (1973-1979)
See Also
Antibodies, Bispecific
Complement Membrane Attack Complex
Killer Cells, Lymphokine-Activated
Killer Cells, Natural
T-Lymphocytes, Cytotoxic
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/03/01
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Cytotoxicity, Immunologic Preferred
Immunologic Tumoricidal Activities Narrower
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