timüs bezi

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  1. thymus gland
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  1. a ductless glandular organ at the base of the neck that produces lymphocytes and aids in producing immunity; atrophies with age : thymus gland
  2. a lymphoid organ located behind the upper portion of the sternum (breastbone) The thymus is the chief educator of T-cells This organ increases in size from infancy to adolescence, and then begins to shrink : thymus gland
  3. Thymus gland is an organ in the base of the neck, above and in front of the heart The thymus is enclosed in a capsule and divided internally by cross walls into many lobules, each full of T-lymphocytes (white blood cells associated with antibody production) T-lymphocytes migrate from the bone marrow to the thymus, where they mature and differentiate until activated : thymus gland
  4. A lymphoid organ situated towards the front of the chest area, the thymus produces T-cells for the immune response An SBO Also known as sweetbread : thymus gland
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