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Are the thyroid and the thymus the same thing?
No, they are not .
- The thymus is a lymphoid and endocrine (meaning ductless) gland located in the chest cavity behind the sternum (breastbone). It is responsible for the development of the immune system. In addition to producing white blood cells, the thymus produces hormones (e.g., thymosin) that promote maturation of T lymphocytes. Thymus gland is larger in children than in adults and may disappear completely in old age.
- Lying at the front of the neck , nestled just below the larynx, the endocrine thyroid gland produces hormones that help the body control metabolism. Thyroid hormone is also produced in response to another hormone secreted by the pituitary gland. Thyroid hormones include thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3).
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To turn the other gender on by releasing bodily fluids. thymus galnd is a lymphoid organ. it is an organ of immunogenesis- immunologically competent lymphocytes are produced. …thymosin is a hormone secreted by the gland. it acts on the lymph nodes to produce T-lymphocytes. it is a part the immune system The thymus gland acts like a thermostat to provide the right balance of immunity. site of lymphocytes production The thymus gland lies beneath the sternum (breastbone) and above the trachea (wind pipe) and heart. There are two lobes to this gland and each are made of Lymphatic tissue. It establishes the immune sysetem from the time of gestation until puberty. After puberty it begins to shrink. Thymus gland is where leukocytes aquire means to chemically identify specific foreign invaders and where Immature T cells from bone marrow move to thymus gland and mature.
It produces lymphocytes and assists in producing immunity.
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The thymus is an organ located in the upper anterior portion of the chest cavity. It is a pinky grey organ its size is large at birth, but dies completely by the second …decade of life. Its job is to nurture the lymphocytes, (Lymphocytes are a type of white blood cell that plays an important and integral role in the body's defenses) and it does so by secreting a hormone. It is also part of the endocrine system.
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