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Can you tell me how is the thymus involved in both endocrine and lymphatic systems?
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Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Immune system: Before birth and throughout childhood,thymus instrumental in the production/ maturation of T-lymphocytes(T cells),white blood cell that protects body from certain viruses and other infections.Once T cells have fully matured in the thymus, they migrate to the lymph nodes throughout the body,Thymus produces and secretes thymosin, hormone necessary to stimulate lymphocytes to become T cells
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Last updated Dec 26, 2014
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