Definition of "thymocytes" [thymocytes]

  • Plural form of thymocyte. (noun)

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Use "thymocytes" in a sentence
  • "NGF effect on other spleen cells, such as mononuclear cells [81], and the existence of NGF receptors on thymocytes [82], clearly suggests that the NGF action extends also to cells belonging to a network of enormous functional significance."
  • "Although the mechanisms are still unknown, HLA-A*02 variant in a specific EAE model appeared to increase the negative selection of MBP-reactive CD8+ thymocytes and to decrease the responsiveness of MBP-reactive CD8+ T cells in periphery"
  • "Shimada H, Ohsaka F, Sakurada T (1988) Adenosine, deoxyadenosine, and deoxyguanosine induce DNA cleavage in mouse thymocytes."