thymus-derived

thymus-derived

originating in the thymus.

thymus-derived lymphocytes
see T lymphocyte.
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Original antigenic sin: a bone marrow-derived lymphocyte memory phenomenon modulated by thymus-derived lymphocytes.
The monoclonal anti-calf HMGB1 antibody was prepared against calf thymus-derived HMGB1, which was 98% homologous to human HMGB1.
T-cells (full name, thymus-derived lymphocytes) are the class of white blood cells responsible both for identifying and for attacking, by direct contact, viruses, bacteria and cancer cells in the body.