noun, plural thy·mus·es, thy·mi [thahy-mahy] /ˈθaɪ maɪ/. Anatomy.
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The enlargement of the thymus may be part of a general lymphatic hyperplasia—known as the status lymphaticus.
The enlargement or persistence of the thymus can be better recognised, and doctors now seldom fail to notice it.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
He recognized the opening of the common biliary duct, and was the first to give a good description of the thymus gland.The Popes and Science|James J. Walsh
The thymus of the calf is popularly known as “the chest sweetbread.”
Here, then, in the thymus may be the missing mesosomatic coxal glands.The Origin of Vertebrates|Walter Holbrook Gaskell