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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A ductless glandular organ at the base of the neck that produces lymphocytes and aids in producing immunity.

Usage examples (28)
  • The thymus is a tiny organ located near our breastbone that is present in all mammals.
  • Now off in another part of the body, in a strange little organ called the thymus, T cells are going to school.
  • I forgot about the sweetbreads dish, aka thymus gland, here served with eggplant dumplings and ricotta salata.
  • "When did you have your thymus gland removed?" he asked. for more
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