Blue Histology - Lymphoid Tissues I - adult thymus slides

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Pathology Outlines - Lymph nodes nonlymphoma adult thymus slides


The thymus has a key role in the development of an effective immune system as well as an endocrine function.In the adult thymus, specialised microenvironments allow the production of self-tolerant T cells from immature precursors.

Function of the Thymus. The thymus is necessary for the development of the recirculating pool of small, long-lived (in humans many years) lymphocytes, the T-lymphocytes.These cells are mainly responsible for the cell-mediated part of an immune response.Stem cells invade the cortical regions of the thymus, where they divide to form lymphocytes.

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