Products of the lymphatic cells that stimulate the production of disease-fighting agents and the activities of other lymphatic cells. Among the lymphokines are gamma interferon and interleukin-2. See also Gamma Interferon; Interleukin-2.
Nonantibody mediators of immune responses, released by activated lymphocytes. See also Immune Response; Lymphocyte.
a chemical messenger (e.g., interferon, interleukin)
produced by lymphocytes that directs and regulates immune responses by
stimulating macrophages, killer cells and other lymphocytes.
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