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  • The functions of the thymus gland begin to cease after the second year from birth.
  • The Alternantheras, Amaranthuses, Iresines and Coleus Verschaffelti furnish high and warm colours; while Pyrethrum Parthenium aureum yields greenish-yellow; Thymus citriodorus aureus, yellowish; Mesembryanthemum cordifolium variegatum, creamy yellow; Centaureas and others, white; Lobelia Erinus, blue; and the succulent Echeverias and Sempervivums, glaucous rosettes, which last add much to the general effect.
  • It may follow a diminished functional activity, as in the atrophying thymus gland' and in the muscle cells of the uterus after parturition.
  • It is also found in the thymus gland of calves and in the spleen of cattle.
  • In the spring of 1844 he gained the first Ast]ey Cooper prize by a physiological essay on the thymus gland, and the following year was elected a fellow of the Royal Society.
 

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