What is thymus?

Asked by  | 29th Jun, 2008, 08:04: AM

Expert Answer:

Thymus is a lymphoid organ, situated in the upper part of the chest. It produces certain white blood cells called T-lymphocytes. These white blood cells are important in immune function and help to fight infections. The thymus is critical for the development of the immune system of infants and children.

Answered by  | 29th Jun, 2008, 08:21: AM

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