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thymosin

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noun thy·mo·sin \ˈthī-mə-sən\

Definition of thymosin

  1. :  a mixture of polypeptides isolated from the thymus; also :  any of these



Origin and Etymology of thymosin

Greek thymos thymus + English 1-in


First Known Use: 1966


Medical Dictionary

thymosin

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noun thy·mo·sin \ˈthī-mə-sən\

Medical Definition of thymosin

  1. :  a mixture of polypeptides isolated from the thymus; also :  any of these polypeptides




Learn More about thymosin

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of thymosin Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about thymosin


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