Pronunciation: (... LIM-foh-site)
A type of white blood cell that makes antibodies. B lymphocytes are part of the immune system and develop from stem cells in the bone marrow. Also called B cell.
Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
Caption: Blood cell development. A blood stem cell goes through several steps to become a red blood cell, platelet, or white blood cell.Date last modified: 2014-10-28