Definition of Thymuses

1. Noun. (plural of thymus) ¹

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Definition of Thymuses

1. thymus [n] - See also: thymus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thymuses

thymosin 4
thymosins
thymotic
thymotic acid
thymotic acids
thymoxamine
thymus
thymus-dependent zone
thymus-independent antigen
thymus derived lymphocyte
thymus extracts
thymus gland
thymus hormones
thymus hyperplasia
thymus treatment
thymuses (current term)
thymy
thyne
thynge
thynges
thynnic
thynnic acid
thyratron
thyratrons
thyreoid
thyreoids
thyreophoran
thyreostatic
thyristor
thyristors

Literary usage of Thymuses

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1. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1921)
"The largest thymuses on record have occurred in exophthalmic goiter. His- tologically there is nothing to distinguish the thymus of exophthalmic goiter from ..."

2. Thyroid and Thymus by André Crotti (1922)
"Feeding with calves' thymuses also gave negative results. 5. Subcutaneous injections with cadaverous products in large and small doses gave negative results ..."

3. Thyroid and Thymus by André Crotti (1918)
"... hyperthyroidism in which postmortem had been held, and in 98 cases, making 74 per cent. of the total number of cases, hyperplastic thymuses were found. ..."

4. Transactions of the Pathological Society of London by Pathological Society of London (1904)
"One has to be quite certain that the suspected abscess is not really a collection of thick fluid which is normally present in large and enlarged thymuses. ..."

5. The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of (1859)
"Both children died suddenly, both thymuses were rich in secretion, but the latter did not attain nearly the average -weight of the gland in the suckling ..."

6. Cyclopædia of the Diseases of Children: Medical and Surgical by John Marie Keating (1889)
"Jacobi especially notices the excessive amount of connective tissue in the thymuses of syphilitic infants. Whether the thymus were large or small, ..."

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