name: natural killer cell differentiation
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def: "The process in which a relatively unspecialized cell acquires the specialized features of a natural killer cell." [GOC:add, ISBN:0781735149]
comment: Note that immunologists typically use the word 'development' to refer to cells of B or T cell lineages undergoing the process that GO describes as 'cell differentiation'.
synonym: "natural killer cell development" RELATED [GOC:add]
synonym: "NK cell differentiation" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0030098 ! lymphocyte differentiation
is_a: GO:0030101 ! natural killer cell activation
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