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thymic1

[tahy-mik; spelling pronunciation thahy-mik]
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adjective
  1. pertaining to or derived from thyme.

Origin of thymic1

First recorded in 1865–70; thyme + -ic

thymic2

[thahy-mik]
adjective
  1. of or relating to the thymus.

Origin of thymic2

First recorded in 1650–60; thym(us) + -ic
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Historical Examples

  • Such secondary forms may be bronchitic, cardiac, renal, peptic or thymic.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for thymic

thymic

adjective
  1. of or relating to the thymus
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thymic in Medicine

thymic

(thīmĭk)
adj.
  1. Of or relating to the thymus.
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