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What does NK stand for?

NK stands for Natural Killer (immunology)

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The study found that during pregnancy, a decline in the number of natural killer cells that are a type of immune system cell, ripens conditions in the body for existing tumors to spread to new locations, reports Live Science.
There is growing evidence from individual cases and experimental models that autoimmune disease is often associated with a defective functioning of some aspect of the immune response, especially involving natural killer (NK) cells.