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Thymus: An organ that is part of the lymphatic system, in which T lymphocytes grow and multiply. The thymus is in the chest behind the breastbone.
Source: National Institute of Health
Thymus: a ductless glandular organ at the base of the neck that produces lymphocytes and aids in producing immunity; atrophies with age
Source: WordNet 2.1
Thymus : single, unpaired primary lymphoid organ situated in the mediastinum; it is necessary for normal development of immunologic function early in life but by puberty it begins to involute and much of the tissue is replaced by fat.
Thymus: The thymus is an organ of the immune system and endocrine system and an important gland during fetal development and in childhood. The thymus is made up of lymphatic tissue produces hormones that are needed for the development of T-lymphocytes and the normal development of the immune system and the immune response to potential infection by pathogens. It is located behind the sternum in the chest and becomes smaller as a child grows into adulthood.
Conditions that can afflict the thymus include thymomas and lymphoma.
The following organs are closely related to the organ: Thymus:
The following conditions are related to the organ: Thymus:
The following list contains sub-parts of the organ: Thymus:
These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Thymus:
Condition count: 3 ; see list below.
Number: 1 thymus gland
Organs: list of all organs
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