from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A lymphocyte that derives from the thymus and is the precursor of a T cell.
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- n. a lymphocyte, produced in the thymus, that develops into a T cell
thym(us) + -cyte.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)