thymocyte

noun
thy·​mo·​cyte | \ ˈthī-mə-ˌsīt How to pronounce thymocyte (audio) \

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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“Thymocyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thymocyte. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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thymocyte

noun
thy·​mo·​cyte | \ ˈthī-mə-ˌsīt How to pronounce thymocyte (audio) \

Medical Definition of thymocyte

: a cell of the thymus especially : a thymic lymphocyte

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