Glossary

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Interferon

Class of small protein and glycoprotein cytokines produced by T cells, fibroblasts, and other cells in response to viral infection and other biological and synthetic stimuli.

Interleukin

Group of multifunctional cytokines once their amino acid structure is known.

Interstitial lung disease

Group of diseases that have thickening of the supporting tissues between the air sacs of the lungs as the common factor.

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