n : an interleukin produced by antigen-stimulated helper T cells in the presence of interleukin-1 that induces proliferation of immune cells (as T cells and B cells) and has been used experimentally esp. in treating certain cancers - abbr. IL-2 .
Similar sounding terms: in·ter·leu·kin interleukin-1 interleukin-6 interleukin-3
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