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ABBR: IL A type of cytokine that enables communication among leukocytes and other cells active in inflammation or the specific immune response. The result is a maximized response to a microorganism or other foreign antigen.
SEE: cell-mediated immunity; SEE: cytokine; SEE: inflammation

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