Top of the page Lymphocytes A lymphocyte is a type of white blood cell that is produced in the spleen, tonsils, thymus gland, and the lymph nodes and other lymph tissues. Lymphocytes identify and help destroy cells that are infected with a virus or other infectious organism. Current as of:
November 18, 2017Author:
Healthwise Staff Medical Review:
E. Gregory Thompson, MD – Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD – Family Medicine & Elizabeth T. Russo, MD – Internal Medicine