Synonyms

1. Thymus

noun. large genus of Old World mints: thyme.

Synonyms

  • thyme
  • Lamiaceae
  • family Lamiaceae
  • genus Thymus
  • Labiatae
  • mint family
  • family Labiatae

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Rhymes with Thymus Gland

  • misunderstand
  • vallegrande
  • understand
  • withstand
  • meadowland
  • lefthand
  • unplanned
  • righthand
  • marchand
  • firsthand
  • expand
  • disband
  • bourland
  • unmanned
  • strande
  • strand
  • remand
  • outmanned
  • offhand
  • laband
  • hoiland
  • fernand
  • demand
  • deland
  • command
  • stand
  • spanned
  • scanned
  • planned
  • grande

Sentences with thymus-gland


1. Noun Phrase
The thymus gland is large in infants and continues to grow through childhood.

2. Noun Phrase
Thymoma is a tumor of the thymus gland, which is part of your dog's lymph system.

3. Noun Phrase
And, if you dare, try deep-frying lamb sweetbreads, the meat from the thymus gland and pancreas.

4. Noun Phrase
Thymoma develops when cells within the thymus gland become malignant and reproduce at an accelerated rate.

2. thymus

noun. a ductless glandular organ at the base of the neck that produces lymphocytes and aids in producing immunity; atrophies with age.

Synonyms

  • neck
  • ductless gland
  • endocrine gland
  • cervix
  • endocrine
  • immune system

3. gland

noun. ['ˈglænd'] any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream.

Synonyms

  • exocrine gland
  • green gland
  • acinus
  • ductless gland
  • organ
  • endocrine gland
  • secreter
  • duct gland
  • sericterium
  • endocrine
  • secretory organ
  • silk gland
  • serictery
  • secretor

Antonyms

  • receptor
  • exocrine

Etymology

  • glans (Latin)
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