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10. T Lymphocytes - introduction
After their production in the bone , some lymphocytes (called T lymphocytes or ) travel to the , where they differentiate and mature. The T cells interact with the body's own cells, the immune response and acting against cells that are not susceptible to in what is termed "cell-mediated immunity." classes of T lymphocytes have been identified: helper T cells, suppressor T cells, and T cells. Each T cell has certain membrane on its surface that determine the cell's function and its specificity for .