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bursa of Fabricius

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A thymuslike lymphoid gland in birds that is an outgrowth of the cloaca and the site of B cell maturation.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

After Hieronymus Fabricius (1537-1619), Italian anatomist.

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