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thymus

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thymuses

thymus (thymuses)
  1. (anatomy, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A ductless gland, consisting mainly of lymphatic tissue, located behind the top of the breastbone. It is most active during puberty, after which it shrinks in size. It plays an important role in the development of the immune system and produces lymphocytes.

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Noun

Inflection for thymus Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative thymus thymusen thymusar thymusarna
Genitive thymuss thymusens thymusars thymusarnas

thymus c.

  1. (anatomy, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) thymus

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