thy·​mic | \ ˈthī-mik How to pronounce thymic (audio) \

Definition of thymic

: of or relating to the thymus

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Recent Examples on the Web In fall 2013, she was diagnosed with thymic carcinoma, a rare, aggressive cancer. Hal Boedeker,, "Wendy Chioji: A warrior who won at life," 16 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of thymic

circa 1656, in the meaning defined above

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“Thymic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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thy·​mic | \ ˈthī-mik How to pronounce thymic (audio) \

Medical Definition of thymic

: of or relating to the thymus a thymic tumor

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