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Definition of "thymic" [thym•ic•thy•mic]

  • Of or relating to thyme. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to the thymus: thymic nucleic acid. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "thymic" in a sentence
  • "One of the genes in this region encodes a protein called thymic stromal lymphopoietin"
  • "The signaling molecule, called thymic stromal lymphopoietin (TSLP), is key to the development of allergic diseases such as asthma, atopic dermatitis (eczema), and food allergy."
  • "The signaling molecule, called thymic stromal lymphopoietin (TSLP), is key to the development of allergic diseases such as food allergy."