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in·ter·leu·kin

n :  any of various compounds of low molecular weight that are produced by lymphocytes, macrophages, and monocytes and that function esp. in regulation of the immune system and esp. cell-mediated immunity .
 
 
 
Similar sounding terms:  interleukin-1  interleukin-6  interleukin-3  interleukin-2 

 
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