thymic

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[tahy-mik; spelling pronunciation thahy-mik]
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adjective

pertaining to or derived from thyme.

Origin of thymic

1
First recorded in 1865–70; thyme + -ic

thymic

2
[thahy-mik]

adjective

of or relating to the thymus.

Origin of thymic

2
First recorded in 1650–60; thym(us) + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for thymic

thymic

adjective

of or relating to the thymus
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Medicine definitions for thymic

thymic

[thīmĭk]

adj.

Of or relating to the thymus.
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