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A sometimes fatal disorder in which the thymus fails to develop, causing a deficiency of gamma globulin. There is a deficiency of lymph tissue throughout the body.Synonym: thymic alymphoplasia
See also: aplasia
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thymic aplasiaCongenital absence of the THYMUS.
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