[ thahy-muh-sahyt ]
/ ˈθaɪ məˌsaɪt /
a cell that develops in the thymus and is the precursor of T cells.
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Words nearby thymocyte
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British Dictionary definitions for thymocyte
/ (ˈθaɪməsaɪt) /
a lymphocyte found in the thymus
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Medical definitions for thymocyte
[ thī′mə-sīt′ ]
A lymphocyte that develops in the thymus and is the precursor of a T cell.
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