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Anatomy and Embryology of the Thymus

  • W. J. Hofmann
  • H. F. Otto
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

The thymus is an important organ of the immune system (see Chap. 3). Numerous experimental and clinicopathologic investigations have demonstrated that the immunologic function of the thymus is closely dependent on the presence of normal thymic structures.

Keywords

Thymic Carcinoma Thymic Epithelial Cell Thymus Gland Thymic Atrophy Human Thymus 
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