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thymic

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[ tahy-mik; spelling pronunciation thahy-mik ]
/ ˈtaɪ mɪk; spelling pronunciation ˈθaɪ mɪk /
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adjective
pertaining to or derived from thyme.
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Origin of thymic

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First recorded in 1865–70; thyme + -ic

Other definitions for thymic (2 of 2)

thymic2
[ thahy-mik ]
/ ˈθaɪ mɪk /

adjective
of or relating to the thymus.

Origin of thymic

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

thymic
/ (ˈθaɪmɪk) /

adjective
of or relating to the thymus
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Medical definitions for thymic

thymic
[ thīmĭk ]

adj.
Of or relating to the thymus.
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