Thymic

Thymic
Thymic Thym"ic, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the thymus gland. [1913 Webster]

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  • Thymic — Thy mic, a. (Med. Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, thyme; as, thymic acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thymic — [thī′mik] adj. of the thymus …   English World dictionary

  • thymic — Relating to the thymus gland. * * * thy·mic thī mik adj of or relating to the thymus <a thymic tumor> * * * thy·mic (thiґmik) [L. thymicus] 1. pertaining to the thymus. 2. contained in or derived from thyme …   Medical dictionary

  • thymic — thymus ► NOUN (pl. thymi) ▪ a gland situated in the neck which produces white blood cells for the immune system. DERIVATIVES thymic adjective. ORIGIN Greek thumos excrescence like a thyme bud, thymus gland …   English terms dictionary

  • Thymic carcinoma — is a rare type of thymus gland cancer. It usually spreads, has a high risk of recurrence, and has a poor survival rate. Thymic carcinoma is divided into subtypes, depending on the types of cells in which the cancer began. Also called type C… …   Wikipedia

  • thymic corpuscle — n HASSALL S CORPUSCLE …   Medical dictionary

  • Thymic veins — Infobox Vein Name = PAGENAME Latin = venae thymicae GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Caption2 = DrainsFrom = Source = DrainsTo = brachiocephalic vein Artery = thymic arteries MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = v 05 DorlandsSuf = 12852041… …   Wikipedia

  • Thymic branches of internal thoracic artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = rami thymici arteriae thoracicae internae GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Caption2 = BranchFrom = internal thoracic artery BranchTo = Vein = thymic veins Supplies = thymus MeshName = MeshNumber =… …   Wikipedia

  • thymic carcinoma — A rare type of thymus gland cancer. It usually spreads, has a high risk of recurrence, and has a poor survival rate. Thymic carcinoma is divided into subtypes, depending on the types of cells in which the cancer began. Also called type C thymoma …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • thymic acid — noun a colorless crystalline solid used in perfume or preserving biological specimens or in embalming or medically as a fungicide or antiseptic • Syn: ↑thymol, ↑thyme camphor • Hypernyms: ↑phenol * * * thymic acid, = thymol. (Cf. ↑thymol) …   Useful english dictionary

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