lobules of thymus


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to lobules of thymus: Hassall's corpuscles, Thymus hormones, Thymus cancer

lob·ules of thy·mus

[TA]
areas of thymic tissue 0.5-2 mm in diameter with a cortex and medulla.
Synonym(s): lobuli thymi/thymici [TA]

lobules of thymus

Subdivisions of a lobe, each consisting of a cortex and medulla.
See also: lobule