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synonyms for thymus

  • brains
  • chitlins
  • chitterlings
  • giblets
  • gizzard
  • heart
  • kidneys
  • liver
  • marrow
  • mountain oyster
  • pancreas
  • prairie oyster
  • stomach
  • sweetbread
  • testis
  • tongue
  • tripe
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How to use thymus in a sentence

The thymus gland attains a considerable development in the embryo and shrinks away to the merest vestige in the adult.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Owen says that the thymus appears in vertebrates with the establishment of the lung as the main or exclusive respiratory organ.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
The enlargement or persistence of the thymus can be better recognised, and doctors now seldom fail to notice it.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
It is nearly always accompanied by a distinct hypertrophy of the thymus gland.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
The thymus gland, which lies near the heart and is often called the heart sweetbread, is the best one.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 3WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
The thymus and thyroid glands and the pancreas are included under the term sweetbreads.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 3WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
Observe the condition of the anterior mediastinal glands, the thymus and the lungs.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
If you can prove the reverse case with Thymus your view will manifestly be rendered still more probable.
MORE LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN VOLUME IICHARLES DARWIN
The thymus rudiments, ty, have about the same appearance as in the preceding figure, except that they are somewhat larger.
DEVELOPMENT OF THE DIGESTIVE CANAL OF THE AMERICAN ALLIGATORALBERT M. REESE
Here, then, in the thymus may be the missing mesosomatic coxal glands.
THE ORIGIN OF VERTEBRATESWALTER HOLBROOK GASKELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO THYMUS

  • brains
  • chitlins
  • chitterlings
  • giblets
  • gizzard
  • heart
  • kidneys
  • liver
  • marrow
  • mountain oyster
  • pancreas
  • prairie oyster
  • stomach
  • sweetbread
  • testis
  • thymus
  • tongue
  • tripe
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.