Definitions for "Thymus gland"
A small endocrine gland located in the upper chest that regulates the development of certain immune system cells and makes hormones important in maintaining a strong, healthy immune system.
An organ located behind the breast bone. It is largest during the first months of life, then shrinks and is very small in the adult. This gland is essential in the development of the body's defense system against infection.
an endocrine gland in the neck tissues that secretes thymosins.
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See Thymus.