lymphoepithelial

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lymphoepithelial

emanating from or pertaining to lymphocytic and epithelial tissue.

lymphoepithelial thymoma
a type of thymoma composed of lymphocytes and spindle cells; seen most frequently in goats and sheep.
lymphoepithelial organ
an organ containing or composed of epithelial and lymphocytic tissue, e.g. thymus.
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The thymus, a lymphoepithelial organ, is the main site of T-lymphocytes that orchestrate cell mediated immune function, which generally corresponds to its functional capacity and predicts early childhood survivorship.