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thymic

 [thi´mik]
pertaining to the thymus.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

thy·mic

(thī'mik),
Relating to the thymus gland.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

thymic

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

adjective Referring to the thymus.
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thy·mic

(thī'mik)
Relating to the thymus gland.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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In parallel to the well-known large thymus in early life, our data suggest that thymic function is also increased during this period.
Thymic cysts are both congenital and acquired, congenital cysts are derived from remnants of the thymo-pharyngeal duct typically unilocular and contain clear fluid whereas acquired cysts are more common and multilocular arise in association thymomas, lymphomas and germ cell tumours, our case is unilocular in child aged 4 yrs.
Additionally, milciclib met its primary endpoint in two separate Phase 2 multi-center clinical trials (CDKO-125A-006: 72 patients and CDKO-125A-007:30 patients) in thymic carcinoma and thymoma patients.
The HRCT findings (thymic enlargement, MLNE, esophageal dilatation, pleural-pericardial abnormalities) and frequencies are shown in Table 1 and 2.
The 3D structure of the artificial thymic organoid seems to provide the right supportive signals and environment needed for mature T cells to properly develop.
Thymic stromal lymphopoietin activity is increased in nasal polyps of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis.
Histopathologic examination revealed the neck mass was composed of multiple, coalescent expansile, nonencapsulated, and noncircumscribed sheets of dark, basophilic, neoplastic round cells, interspersed with islands and clusters of normal epithelial cells (Hassall corpuscles) within distorted, expanded thymic tissue (Fig 3A).
Cervical thymic cyst is a rare entity with just over a 100 cases reported.1 It presents as a diagnostic challenge as it mimics lymphangioma and branchial cleft cyst which are relatively more common in the paediatric age group.
Concentration of radioiodine by the thymus is not commonly observed by whole body scintigraphy, with estimates from a case series in a cohort of 175 female patients suggesting that approximately 1% to 2% of scans may demonstrate thymic uptake [9].
After CT and MRI examination, she was diagnosed with a thymic tumor and underwent thoracoscopic surgery for tumor resection.
Histopathological examination revealed hyperplastic thymic tissue arranged into lobules, separated by fibrous tissue septa.
One is that positive thymic selection fails to delete both coreceptors; therefore, DP T cells easily pass through [6].