Definitions for "CD4"
A protein displayed on the surface of a certain human immune cells. HIV recognizes, attaches to, and infects cells bearing CD4 on their surface
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T lymphocyte: immune cell that carries a marker on its surface known as "cluster of differentiation 4" (CD4). These cells are the primary targets of HIV. Also known as helper T cells, CD4+ T cells help orchestrate the immune response, including antibody responses as well as killer T cell responses. (See also T cell.)
chronic coinfection coronary heart disease (CHD)
Cluster of Differentiation Four