Turkish - English

  1. thymus gland Pisikoloji, Ruhbilim

English - English

  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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