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Which of the following glands is both an endocrine gland and a lymphatic organ? A. thymus B....

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Which of the following glands is both an endocrine gland and a lymphatic organ?

A. thymus

B. thyroid

C. pineal

D. pancreas

Endocrine glands:

The endocrine glands are those specialized organs of the human body that secrete their products directly into the bloodstream rather than in the ducts like that of the exocrine glands. These secrete various vital hormones that are necessary for the functioning of the human body.

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A. thymus

The thymus is a lymphoid organ because it produces the T-lymphocytes which are the white blood cells necessary for fighting against the...

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Thymus: Definition, Functions & Location

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Chapter 49 / Lesson 12
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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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