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thymic

 [thi´mik]
pertaining to the thymus.

thy·mic

(thī'mik),
Relating to the thymus gland.

thymic

/thy·mic/ (thi´mik) pertaining to the thymus.

thymic

(thī′mĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to the thymus: thymic epithelium.

thymic

[thī′mik]
pertaining to the thymus gland.

thymic

adjective Referring to the thymus.

thy·mic

(thī'mik)
Relating to the thymus gland.

thymic

pertaining to the thymus.

thymic bovine leukosis
see thymic lymphoma.
thymic corpuscles
acidophilic bodies in the thymic medulla containing high concentrations of IgA.
thymic humoral factor
thymic hypoplasia
is the central lesion in combined immune deficiency syndrome of Arab foals and inherited parakeratosis of cattle, both inherited diseases.
thymic inflammation
inherited thymic deficiency
see thymic hypoplasia (above).
thymic lymphocyte
see T lymphocyte.
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For more information on Thymic Protein A, please contact Longevity Science at 800-933-9440 (in New York), or e-mail George Klabin at GKIabin@mindspring.
2,11) Studies of T-cell dynamics during HIV infection have shown that the higher the viral load, the greater the rate of CD4 T-cell destruction, hence the requirement for immune system reconstitution; this is dependent on the reconstitution of naive CD4 T-cells, which in turn depends on thymic output.
The receptors are expressed by early progenitors, and activated to function upon interaction with cognate ligands (Delta-like proteins) expressed by thymic epithelial cells.
Thymoma and thymic carcinomas represent approximately 20% of the cases of primary anterior mediastinal masses, and can be invasive.
Management and outcome: Of the five patients with thymic carcinoids, three patients underwent surgery with excision of the tumour.
If it can be refined for human trials, thymic tolerance induction might allow immunosuppressive drugs to be kept at a level that sustains the graft while minimizing the recipient's risks.
Key Words: anterior mediastinal mass, thymic neoplasms, thymolipoma
Pre-immune and hypo-immune human fetal thymic transplant is not rejected in patients suffering from advanced cancer within one month (observation period).
When zinc is decreased there is thymic atrophy and a decrease in thymic hormone.
Either thymic hormones [8], interleukin-2 [9] or other immunomodulants [10, 11] can increase the serum antibody response to influenza viral antigens in elderly subjects, particularly in very old subjects.