- genus Thymus
- thymus gland
Other Word Forms of Thymus
Origin of Thymus
From the Modern Latin thymus, from the Ancient Greek θύμος (thumos, “warty excrescence", (also, as used by Galen) “thymus gland").
New Latin from Greek thumos warty excrescence, thymus
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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