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Cytotoxicity, Immunologic

"Cytotoxicity, Immunologic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cytotoxicity, Immunologic" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Cytotoxicity, Immunologic" was a major or minor topic of these publication.