thymosin

[ thahy-muh-sin ]
/ ˈθaɪ mə sɪn /

noun Biochemistry.

a hormone, produced by the thymus gland, that promotes the development of T cells from stem cells.

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Origin of thymosin

First recorded in 1966; thym(us) + -in2
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Medical definitions for thymosin

thymosin
[ thīmə-sĭn ]

n.

A hormone secreted by the thymus that stimulates development of T cells.
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