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Noun: thymus gland  thI-mus gland
  1. A ductless glandular organ at the base of the neck that produces lymphocytes and aids in producing immunity; atrophies with age
    - thymus

Derived forms: thymus glands

Type of: ductless gland, endocrine, endocrine gland

Part of: cervix, immune system, neck

Encyclopedia: Thymus gland