What does the thymus look like?


What does the thymus look like?

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The thymus is a gland in the chest that works to mature lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell. Once mature, these cells will circulate throughout the body to fight infection.

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The thymus is a pinkish-gray pyramid-shaped gland found in the chest cavity. It is divided into two identical lobes joined at the top to create the...

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Thymus: Definition, Functions & Location


Chapter 49 / Lesson 12

The human immune system is responsible for protecting the body from foreign invaders as well as internal problems. In this lesson, you will learn about part of the immune system known as the thymus.

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