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thymocyte

[thahy-muh-sahyt]
noun Immunology.
  1. a cell that develops in the thymus and is the precursor of T cells.
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Origin of thymocyte

First recorded in 1920–25; thym(us) + -o- + -cyte
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British Dictionary definitions for thymocyte

thymocyte

noun
  1. a lymphocyte found in the thymus
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thymocyte in Medicine

thymocyte

(thīmə-sīt′)
n.
  1. A lymphocyte that develops in the thymus and is the precursor of a T cell.
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