thymocyte

noun
thy·mo·cyte | \ˈthī-mə-ˌsīt \

Definition of thymocyte 

: a cell of the thymus especially : a thymic lymphocyte

First Known Use of thymocyte

circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

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thymus

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thymocyte

noun
thy·mo·cyte | \ˈthī-mə-ˌsīt \

Medical Definition of thymocyte 

: a cell of the thymus especially : a thymic lymphocyte

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