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Term: T cell cell maturation
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: T cell
Synonyms: immature T cell, immature T lymphocyte, immature T-cell, immature T-lymphocyte, mature T cell, mature T lymphocyte, mature T-cell, mature T-lymphocyte, T lymphocyte, T-cell, T-lymphocyte
Definition: A type of lymphocyte whose defining characteristic is the expression of a T cell receptor complex.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009046]
Name: cell maturation
Synonyms: functional differentiation
Definition: A developmental process, independent of morphogenetic (shape) change, that is required for a cell to attain its fully functional state.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0048469]   QuickGO   AmiGO