thymic
adjective Date: circa 1656 of or relating to the thymus

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Thymic — Thy mic, a. (Med. Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, thyme; as, thymic acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thymic — Thym ic, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the thymus gland. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thymic — [thī′mik] adj. of the thymus …   English World dictionary

  • thymic — Relating to the thymus gland. * * * thy·mic thī mik adj of or relating to the thymus <a thymic tumor> * * * thy·mic (thiґmik) [L. thymicus] 1. pertaining to the thymus. 2. contained in or derived from thyme …   Medical dictionary

  • thymic — thymus ► NOUN (pl. thymi) ▪ a gland situated in the neck which produces white blood cells for the immune system. DERIVATIVES thymic adjective. ORIGIN Greek thumos excrescence like a thyme bud, thymus gland …   English terms dictionary

  • thymic — thymic1 /tuy mik/; spelling pron. /thuy mik/, adj. pertaining to or derived from thyme. [1865 70; THYME + IC] thymic2 /thuy mik/, adj. of or pertaining to the thymus. [1650 60; THYM(US) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • thymic — adjective a) of, or relating to the herb thyme b) of, or relating to the thymus gland …   Wiktionary

  • thymic — adj. of or pertaining to the thymus gland (Anatomy); of or pertaining to thyme (type of plant) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thymic — [ θʌɪmɪk] adjective Physiology relating to the thymus gland or its functions …   English new terms dictionary

  • thymic — thy·mic …   English syllables

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