Obsolete term for suppuration of the thymus gland.
[thymus + G. helkōsis, ulceration]
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thymelcosisAn obsolete term for acute suppurative thymic inflammation; acute thymitis.
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thymelcosis(thī″mĕl-kō′sĭs) [″ + helkosis, ulceration]
Ulceration of the thymus gland.
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