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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 is a specialized primary lymphoid organ of the immune system. Within the thymus, T cells mature. T cells are critical to the adaptive immune...
- thyme Thymus comosus Thymus comptus Thymus curtus Thymus decussatus Thymus disjunctus Thymus doerfleri Thymus glabrescens Thymus herba-barona Thymus hirsutus...
- thyme was used to medicate bandages. Thymus citriodorusvarious lemon thymes, orange thymes, lime thyme Thymus herba-barona (caraway thyme) is used...
- ISBN 184533731X. Totally Thyme Herbs 2000: Thymus vulgaris Thymus argenteus "RHS Plant Selector - Thymus 'Silver Queen'". Retrieved 6 June 2013. "AGM...
- Thymus serpyllum, known by the common names of Breckland thyme, Breckland wild thyme, wild thyme, creeping thyme, or elfin thyme, is a species of flowering...
- A thymoma is a tumor originating from the epithelial cells of the thymus that may be benign or malignant. Thymomas are frequently ****ociated with the neuromuscular...
- 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...
- Thymus may refer to: Thymus, an organ Thymus (plant) a genus of plants in the family Lamiaceae Thymus (insect), a genus of insects in the family Eulophidae...
- Thymus citriodorus has had many different names over time, including Thymus × citriodorus, Thymus fragrantissimus, Thymus serpyllum citratus, Thymus serpyllum...
- are hematopoietic progenitor cells present in the thymus. Thymopoiesis is the process in the thymus by which thymocytes differentiate into mature T lymphocytes...
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