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Definition of Thymus

Thymus
Thymus Thy"mus, a. [NL., fr. Gr. qy`mos.] (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, the thymus gland. -- n. The thymus gland. Thymus gland, or Thymus body, a ductless gland in the throat, or in the neighboring region, of nearly all vertebrates. In man and other mammals it is the throat, or neck, sweetbread, which lies in the upper part of the thorax and lower part of the throat. It is largest in fetal and early life, and disappears or becomes rudimentary in the adult.

Meaning of Thymus from wikipedia

- The thymus (pl.: thymuses or thymi) is a specialized primary lymphoid organ of the immune system. Within the thymus, thymus cell lymphocytes or T cells...
- was used to medicate bandages. Thymus citriodorusvarious lemon thymes, orange thymes, lime thyme[citation needed] Thymus herba-barona (caraway thyme)...
- plants Wikimedia Commons has media related to Thymus serpyllum. Wikispecies has information related to Thymus serpyllum. 'A Modern Herbal' (Grieves, 1931)...
- thyme Thymus comosus Thymus comptus Thymus curtus Thymus decussatus Thymus disjunctus Thymus doerfleri Thymus dubjanskyi Thymus glabrescens Thymus herba-barona...
- ISBN 978-1845337315. Totally Thyme Herbs 2000: Thymus vulgaris Thymus argenteus "RHS Plant Selector - Thymus 'Silver Queen'". RHS. Retrieved 5 March 2021...
- Thymus may refer to: Thymus, an organ Thymus (plant) a genus of plants in the family Lamiaceae Thymus (wasp), a genus of wasps in the family Eulophidae...
- 1811., yet an analysis in a different study clustered Thymus citriodorus together with Thymus vulgaris, which is considered as one of its parent species...
- Thymus pseudolanuginosus - commonly called woolly thyme - is now also classified as Thymus praecox subsp. britannicus. It was also formerly known as Thymus...
- Thymus hyperplasia refers to an enlargement ("hyperplasia") of the thymus. It is not always a disease state. The size of the thymus usually peaks during...
- A thymoma is a tumor originating from the epithelial cells of the thymus that is considered a rare malignancy. Thymomas are frequently ****ociated with...