thymosin

[thahy-muh-sin]

Origin of thymosin

First recorded in 1966; thym(us) + -in2
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thymosin in Medicine

thymosin

[thīmə-sĭn]
n.
  1. A hormone secreted by the thymus that stimulates development of T cells.
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